Astronomy Picture of the Day: Perseid Fireball and Persistent Train

Before local midnight on August 12, this brilliant Perseid meteor flashed above the Poloniny Dark Sky Park, Slovakia, planet Earth. Streaking beside the summer Milky Way, its initial color is likely due to the shower meteor's characteristically high

Saturn in Opposition

Saturn as seen in opposition on july 2017

North America and Pelican

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Bright Red Jewel

Here's a panorama image which shows partial phase of totality over Mount Damavand.

Lunar Eclipse Over Mt.Damavand

Here's a photo sequence of the total lunar eclipse of July 28th, 2018, taken from Nandal, in northern part of Mount Damavand.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 4038 in Collision

This galaxy is having a bad millennium. In fact, the past 100 million years haven't been so good, and probably the next billion or so will be quite tumultuous.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: The Snows of Churyumov-Gerasimenko

You couldn't really be caught in this blizzard while standing by a cliff on Churyumov-Gerasimenko, also known as comet 67P.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Phases of the Moon

Look at the Moon every night and its visible sunlit portion gradually changes

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Manhattan Skylines

City lights shine along the upper east side of Manahattan in this dramatic urban night skyscape from February 13

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Comet PanSTARRS is near the Edge

The comet PanSTARRS also known as the blue comet (C/2016 R2) really is near the lower left edge of this stunning, wide field view recorded on January 13