Astronomy Picture of the Day: Little Planet Lookout

Don't panic. This little planet projection looks confusing, but it's actually just a digitally warped and stitched, nadir centered mosaic of images that covers nearly 360x180 degrees.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: A Powerful Solar Flare

It was one of the most powerful solar flares in recorded history. Occurring in 2003 and seen across the electromagnetic spectrum, the Sun briefly became over 100 times brighter in X-rays than normal.

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