Those who’ve been there say the drive to White Pocket – a swirling, twisted, multicolored landscape in northern Arizona – is an adventure in its own right.
Satellites have detected an iceberg adrift in the South Atlantic Ocean. It’s big … but doesn’t meet the criteria for tracking or naming.
A fiery sunset last week at Styx Mill Reserve in Christchurch, New Zealand. Photo by On Location Photography.
ESA lost full contact a few weeks ago. The spacecraft is expected to fall into Venus’ thick atmosphere and likely be destroyed in the coming weeks.
Known as the Grand Canyon of the Pacific. Photo by Chris Tinker.
Many commented that the 2014 Geminid meteor shower was the best meteor shower they’d seen in awhile. Thank you to all who posted photos!
Hint: Not counting the Milky Way! Photo by David Magro Photography.
Silhouette of statue in Sweden, under a waning moon, by a master sky photographer.
Iridium flares come from iridium communications satellites. They happen when an antenna from one of these satellites reflects sunlight directly down at Earth.
Toby Harriman Photography captured this magnificent photo in November 2014, at Yosemite National Park in California.
Venus isn’t easy to see now in the sunset direction, shortly after the sun goes down. But keep watching! One evening soon, you’ll spot it.
In theory, any rainbow can be a full circle, but – from Earth’s surface – we typically see only the top part of a rainbow.
Animation shows the space rock 4451 Grieve as it zips by the famous nebula.
Noctilucent clouds – aka night-shining clouds – are thought to be made of ice crystals that form on fine dust particles from meteors.
A beautiful shot of bar-headed geese – one of the world’s highest flying birds – over a wetlands in India in November 2014. Photo by Abhinav Singhai.
November morning sky at Old Scituate Light in Scituate, Massachusetts, USA.
Tuesday’s crescent moon sets behind a small cabin. Photo by Göran Strand.
Milky Way, Large and Small Magellanic Clouds and bright star Canopus can be seen in this image taken at sunrise over East Java’s Mount Bromo.
Wow! A fearsome ice king! Outer lighthouse in St. Joseph, Michigan last Friday night.
The sky’s brightest planet, Venus, has been behind the sun as viewed from our earthly vantage point. By early December, it’ll be back in your evening sky!