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The road into the heart of Glacier National Park in Montana is called Going-to-the-Sun Road. Here’s a night sky photo over the park’s Hidden Lake.
When completed in 2025, the Giant Magellan super-scope in Chile is expected to have a resolving power 10 times that of the Hubble Space Telescope.
Here in the Northern Hemisphere, autumn begins today.
2016 has been a bad year for wildfires in the forests of eastern Russia, too.
The Milky Way is best seen with the eye alone in a moon-free sky, but this photographer caught the Milky Way in moonlight.
Photos of 2016’s beautiful Harvest Moon from the EarthSky community.
Elephants are known to wrap their trunks around each other, much as humans shake hands or give a hug. They rub their bodies against each other to show affection.
A quiet moment in northern Norway.
A beautiful twilight image from a photographer in Sweden.
The castle of Brochon in Gevrey-Chambertin – in the Burgundy region of eastern France – was built from 1895 to 1898. Photo by Jean-Baptiste Feldmann.
Airglow over Acadia National Park earlier this month, as a tropical storm raged in the Atlantic. Can a storm cause airglow? An expert comments.
Pareidolia is seeing familiar objects or patterns in otherwise random or unrelated objects or patterns … like seeing a horse in lightning.
September 8 planets and moon, plus the star Antares. In time-exposure photos like this one, the streaks result from Earth’s spin.
A wonderful capture of this weekend’s view of the moon and planet Venus, with the famous iconic statues of Easter Island.
These sunset clouds resemble the real dry season fires going on in Zimbabwe at this time of year.
Photos from the EarthSky community of the fragile young moon sweeping past the sky’s 2 brightest planets, Venus and Jupiter, this weekend. Thanks to all who submitted!
Satellite images reveal the full extent of destruction following Italy’s earthquake on August 24, 2016. More information and links to the map set here.
Paul Wilson took this photo near Lake Topeko in New Zealand. It looks like Mars!
A 22-degree halo and circumzenithal arc, an upper tangent arc and 2 more rare arcs … good day to have a head in the clouds.
John Boydston submitted this beauty shot of the Milky Way and wrote, “Lots of Earth and sky in this one.” For sure! Thanks, John.
Moon and Mercury shortly before sunrise
Meteor over Hidden Lake, Montana