Favorite photos of the beautiful partial solar eclipse on October 23. 2014. Thank you to all who submitted to EarthSky.org or posted at EarthSky Facebook or G+.
The Orionid meteor shower peaked on the morning of Tuesday, October 21, 2014. But you might still see meteors in this annual shower.
A moonbow is like a rainbow, but fainter, caused by moonlight.
Aurora, mirrored in water, west of Saskatoon in Canada. Photo by Colin Chatfield.
Comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring near the star cluster M6 on October 9, 2014.
We saw many photos of the October 8 moon during the total lunar eclipse. Here’s one from India, where the eclipse was less easily visible.
This unnamed crater is only 1.5 kilometers / 0.93 miles wide. It’s made more visible by the deep shadows cast on a Mercury afternoon.
A beautiful total lunar eclipse. Thanks to all who posted at EarthSky Facebook and G+!
Total lunar eclipse of April 14-15, 2014 by EarthSky friend and NASA eclipse expert Fred Espenak.
Wow! The Rosetta spacecraft is now seeing jets from Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, as the comet draws in closer to the sun.
Beautiful sunset in northern Montana’s Glacier National Park by Sashikanth Chintia Photography.
The goal of ExoMars 2018 is to search for evidence of past or present martian life.
A famous shot by Ansel Adams inspired this photo by Daniel McVey.
The glow of a town and more-distant glow of the zodiacal light shine above an Australia lake. Even farther away is the arc of the Milky Way.
A fall day in Sweden. Photo by Jörgen Norrland Andersson.
Moon was rising and setting with the sun in the past few days. Now it’s far enough from the sun’s glare to be visible in the evening sky, shortly after sunset.
MAVEN is the first spacecraft dedicated to exploring the tenuous upper atmosphere of Mars. It entered orbit around Mars on September 21, 2014.
Astronaut photo of rainforest being cleared for agriculture in Brazil.
This beautiful comet may be visible with the eye alone around mid-October, but it’ll remain much easier to detect using binoculars or a telescope.