Looking out from a sea cave over the Pacific at two planets and the moon.
Dreaming the night away while waiting for the clouds to clear.
The Suomi NPP and the GOES-East satellites captured the powerful storm as it neared its peak intensity, in the early morning hours of January 27.
Images and video of asteroid 2004 BL86, which swept about 3 times the moon’s distance from Earth on Monday, January 26.
A big moment for a sky photographer and his son, in Sweden.
In the background is sea smoke – formed when very cold air moves over warmer water – and the rocky Isles of Shoals.
A beautiful sky just after sunset on January 21, 2015! The moon, the bright planet Venus and, for some, the planets Mercury and Mars. Yay! Venus is back.
Cool air on the sea surface strongly refracted the setting sun, seen Saturday night from a small town near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Cool series of images!
Ever-photogenic Comet Lovejoy at its closest to the Seven Sisters, or Pleiades, star cluster. The comet’s long blue ion tail stretched back past the cluster.
Here in the midst of our northern winter, a beautiful shot of the summer Milky Way.
Deanna Frautschi shared this beautiful photo of a winter sunset in central Illinois.
A lone tree on the stark slope of a granite dome in Yosemite National Park.
Ice halo display captured by Joshua Thomas in Red River, New Mexico on the morning of January 9, 2015.
Stunning image! The robotic Cassini spacecraft has been orbiting Saturn since 2004. It has produced some of the most magnificent images in our solar system.
Talk about being in the right place at the right time! Noel Keating tried all last year to capture video of a plane crossing the sun. On January 3, 2015, he did it!
What cold looks like … Three views of winter from EarthSky friends.
As 2015 opened, a beautiful aurora and reindeer gazing on northern tundra.
This is a Type Ia supernova. A white dwarf pulls matter from its companion star until it begins to collapse. Suddenly .. bam! It explodes as a supernova.
Mountains cast shadows, of course, but it’s not often we get this perspective on one. Thank you, Stephen Green of Imaginscape Photography!
Wow! Comet Lovejoy is really living up to its name! A wonderful December 29 photo from Justin Ng of Singapore and a link below to how you can see the comet.