Category: SKY

The 10 Brightest Stars in the Night Sky (sourc…

The 10 Brightest Stars in the Night Sky (source)

  1. Sirius
  2. Canopus
  3. Rigil Kentaurus 
  4. Arcturus
  5. Vega
  6. Capella 
  7. Rigel
  8. Procyon
  9. Achernar
  10. Betelgeuse

Orion constellation by MASAHIRO MIYASAKA 

Orion constellation by

MASAHIRO MIYASAKA 

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Venus at Dawn – Nov 19, 2018 image credit: …

Venus at Dawn – Nov 19, 2018

image credit:

Joseph Brimacombe

Moon and Venus

Moon and Venus

Credit: U. Reichert

Aldebaran few moments after the end of the o…

Aldebaran few moments after the end of the occultation by a crescent Moon (7.7% illuminated)

by Fausto Lubatti

Total Lunar Eclipse, 2011-06-15 by Michael…

Total Lunar Eclipse, 2011-06-15

by

Michael Karrer

Russia’s Mir space station and the moo…

Russia’s Mir space station and the moon share a 70mm frame exposed by one of the STS-91 crew members aboard the Earth-orbiting Space Shuttle Discovery as it passed over a line of heavy thunderstorms on Earth. Credit: NASA

Comet Lovejoy (C/2014 Q2) streaming through th…

Comet Lovejoy (C/2014 Q2) streaming through the pale neon sky over Paranal on 20 January 2015. The Pleiades, a tight bundle of electric blue, also appear in the direction of Lovejoy’s tail.

Credit: ESO/G. Hüdepohl (atacamaphoto.com)

Engraved in rock, these ancient petroglyphs …

Engraved in rock, these ancient petroglyphs are abundant in the Teimareh valley, located in the Zagros Mountains of central Iran. They likely tell a tale of hunters and animals found in the middle eastern valley 6,000 years ago or more, etched by artists in a prehistoric age. In the night sky above are star trails etched by the rotation of planet Earth during the long composite exposure made with a modern digital camera.

Image Credit: Babak Tafreshi (TWAN)

Conjunction at Sunset (Moon and Venus)Image …

Conjunction at Sunset (Moon and Venus)

Image Credit: Stefano De Rosa