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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: Saturn's North Polar Hexagon

In full view, the amazing six-sided jet stream known as Saturn's north polar hexagon is shown in this colorful Cassini image.

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

Lunar Eclipse

Total Lunar Eclipse - Milkyway - Summer

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Noctilucent Clouds over Paris Fireworks

It's northern noctilucent cloud season -- perhaps a time to celebrate!

Astronomy Picture of the Day: A Northern Summer's Night

Near a summer's midnight a mist haunts the river bank in this dreamlike skyscape taken on July 3rd from northern Denmark.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: The East 96th Street Moon

A very full Moon rose over Manhattan's Upper Eastside on June 28, known to some as the Strawberry Moon.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Highlights of the Summer Sky

What can you see in the night sky this summer?

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Northern Lights and Noctilucent Clouds

Skies after the near-solstice sunset on June 17 are reflected in this calm lake.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Jupiter Season, Hawaiian Sky

Volcanic activity on the Big Island of Hawaii has increased since this Hawaiian night skyscape was recorded earlier this year.

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