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Moonrise over Nubble Lighthouse

Just past full, a brilliant moon rises behind the 1874 Nubble Lighthouse in York, Maine. Photographer Manish Mamtani captured 2 views.

Fall colors in New Hampshire

“Fall colors are back,” wrote photographer Manish Mamtani.

Autumn is coming!

The start of September means that autumn is just around the corner. Manish Mamtani took this shot in September 2016 in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming.

This is not a mystical tree …

It’s an aerial view of glacial river patterns in Iceland. Manish Mamtani used a drone to capture this image.

Cape Cod Milky Way

Manish Mamtani captured this image at Salt Pond on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. “Happy to be back chasing the Milky Way,” he said.

Into the storm

Manish Mamtani was coming back from Yellowstone National Park in late 2016, when he encountered this storm on the road ahead.

Selfie with a drone

What do you call a selfie acquired with a drone? A “dronie,” says Manish Mamtani Photography.

Pemaquid Point lighthouse and Milky Way

The historic Maine lighthouse against the gorgeous backdrop of the Milky Way, by Manish Mamtani Photography.

Great Smokey Mountains

Great Smokey Mountain National Park as captured by Manish Mamtani Photography in October, 2013.

Vermont fall colors

Autumn foliage reflected in Lake Elmore, Vermont, by Manish Mamtani Photography.


Infrared star trails over Texas

Star trails in the Texas night sky – in infrared, popularly known as “heat radiation” – from EarthSky Facebook friend Manish Mamtani Photography.

Milky Way over Joshua Tree National Park

Manish Mamtani captured this image at Joshua Tree National Park, in the early hours of May 4, 2013.


Moonrise in Yosemite National Park

EarthSky Facebook friend Manish Mamtani Photography contributed this photo of the moon rising over Yosemite National Park.

The front of a pair of binoculars.

Top tips for binocular stargazing

Whether you’re a beginning stargazer or a veteran of thousands of starry nights, binoculars can be your best friend.

Favorite EarthSky images of the season

These images are from members of our community. Thanks so much for sharing your images with us!

Why Earth has 4 seasons

Some assume our planet’s changing distance from the sun causes the change in the seasons. That’s logical, but not the case for Earth.

Space telescope with background of stars.

Wow! What if 1 in 4 sunlike stars has an Earth?

According to a new study by astronomers based on data from the Kepler Space Telescope, 1 in 4 sunlike stars should have a planet that’s approximately Earth-sized, orbiting in the star’s habitable zone.

Dark Rift in the Milky Way

Standing under a dark sky in late July or August? Look up! You’ll notice a long, dark lane dividing the bright Milky Way. This Dark Rift is a place where new stars are forming.

Joshua trees facing extinction

They outlived mammoths and saber-toothed tigers. But new research suggests that without dramatic action to reduce climate change, Joshua trees won’t survive much past this century.

Favorite photos for Earth Day 2019

Here’s a collection of wonderful photos from the EarthSky community in celebration of Earth Day 2019. Thank you all!

Autumn arrives in Colorado

Hello autumn!

Is the Milky Way a normal galaxy?

Astronomers assume our Milky Way galaxy is typical. They use our knowledge of it to leapfrog out to understanding the rest of the universe. But is the Milky Way typical?

Lake Louise

“The smoke from a wildfire created a great mood.”

River of Mist, Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park, in northern California, is one of the most beautiful parks in the world. It set a record in 2016 with over 5 million visitors.

Milky Way over Eagle Lake, Maine

Stars reflecting in the largest fresh water lake in Maine’s ruggedly beautiful Acadia National Park.

Star clusters seen spewing out dust

UCLA astronomers confirm that stars are responsible for producing dust on a galactic scale, a finding that’s consistent with long-standing theories.

Milky Way over a frozen pond

The Milky Way rising over a frozen pond in Halibut Point State Park, Rockport, Massachusetts.

Meteor Crater, Arizona, from the air

An aerial view of Meteor Crater, Arizona, the result of an impact 50,000 years ago.

Awesome St. Paddy’s Day aurora!

Photos from the EarthSky community of the March 17, 2015 aurora.

See it! Best photos of 2014’s Geminid meteor shower

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!

Large, bright, yellow moon against a black background

Best photos: It was a super supermoon!

The August 10, 2014 supermoon was the closest, brightest supermoon of 2014. Enjoy these photos from friends in the EarthSky community.

7 ways to celebrate International Dark Sky Week

International Dark Sky Week runs April 20-26, 2014. Learn how to help celebrate and preserve the beauty of the night.

Milky Way galaxy has four arms again

A debate has been raging about whether our galaxy has four spiral arms, or two. A 12-year study of massive stars suggests that it has four.

Milky Way Galaxy arching over ESO in La Silla, Chile.

New ET detection method leads to quest for world’s largest telescope

Astronomers want to search for heat signatures of nearby planets. They’ll need a giant telescope to do the job. The pay-off could be an extraterrestrial civilization.