Astrophotography

 

Astronomy Picture of the Day: A Cold River to Orion

Ice is forming on the river Lielupe as it flows through the landscape in this winter's night scene.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: The Cave Nebula in Hydrogen, Oxygen, and Sulfur

What's inside this cosmic cave? A stellar nursery 10 light-years deep.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: R Leporis: A Vampire's Star

Better known as Hind's Crimson Star, R Leporis is a rare star in planet Earth's night sky. It's also a shocking shade of red.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Irregular Galaxy NGC 55

Irregular galaxy NGC 55 is thought to be similar to the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC).

Milkyway and Gavkhouni

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Astronomy Picture of the Day: Glowing Elements in the Soul Nebula

Stars are forming in the Soul of the Queen of Aethopia.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 6744

Beautiful spiral galaxy NGC 6744 is nearly 175,000 light-years across, larger than our own Milky Way.

Total lunar eclipse in palm garden


Astronomy Picture of the Day: Pillars of the Eagle Nebula in Infrared

Newborn stars are forming in the Eagle Nebula. Gravitationally contracting in pillars of dense gas and dust, the intense radiation of these newly-formed bright stars is causing surrounding material to boil away.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: An Active Prominence on the Sun

Sometimes the Sun's surface becomes a whirlwind of activity.

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