Astronomy Picture of the Day: M15: Dense Globular Star Cluster

Messier 15 is an immense swarm of over 100,000 stars.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: NGC 1672: Barred Spiral Galaxy from Hubble

Many spiral galaxies have bars across their centers. Even our own Milky Way Galaxy is thought to have a modest central bar.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: NGC 1898: Globular Cluster in the Large Magellanic Cloud

Jewels don't shine this bright -- only stars do. And almost every spot in this glittering jewel-box of an image from the Hubble Space Telescope is a star.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: 55 Nights with Saturn

For 55 consecutive nights Mediterranean skies were at least partly clear this summer, from the 1st of July to the 24th of August 2018.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Mont Blanc, Meteor, and Milky Way

Snowy Mont Blanc is near the center of this atmospheric night skyscape.

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: M86 in the Central Virgo Cluster

Is there a bridge of gas connecting these two great galaxies? Quite possibly, but it is hard to be sure.

Deep in Milky way

در اعماق اسمان

Part of Heaven

Before total lunar eclipse, I planned to trip to central parts of Iran to take shots about this astronomical event, but at last week when I met Majid Ghohroodi, I completely changed my mind! I decided to see this event near Mount Damavand! It was ver