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Return of the young moon, and Venus

Two lovely and hopeful signs in the sky … the returning young moon and Venus. Photos here from the EarthSky community.


An ancient petroglyph – known as a waterglyph – on the Utah-Arizona border.

See it! Partial solar eclipse

View photos of the February 15, 2018 partial solar eclipse, which was visible from South America.

Sometimes Island on Lake Travis

Known as the Sometimes Islands in Lake Travis, this strange string of islets appears and disappears from the water’s surface every few years. Image taken by our friends at Float On –Lake Travis Boat Rentals, the best place to go for lake travis boat rentals in the Austin, TX area. Also check them out on…read more »

Jupiter’s North Temperate Belt

Did you know that NASA encourages people to download the RAW images from Juno’s ongoing flybys of Jupiter, and also to process them?

Sunday morning moon and Saturn

An astrophotographer in Alamosa, Colorado, went outside before dawn to clear the snow. Then he noticed the moon and Saturn. That image and more, below.

Martian dust cascades

This image from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) shows streaks forming on slopes when dust cascades downhill.

Åhus tree

Stefan Nilsson ‘s annual winter image of this tree, on the beach in Åhus, Sweden.

Contrasting crescents

A comparative look at 2 crescent moons – Saturn’s icy moon Rhea and largest moon Titan – taken by the Cassini spacecraft.

Volcán de Fuego from Earth and space

Volcán de Fuego – literally “fire volcano” – is one of Central America’s most active volcanos. Photos of its recent eruption here.