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Steve Royer captured this meteor on the morning of November 18, 2017 in Saint. Marys, Georgia.
Favorite photos from around the globe of Venus, Jupiter, Mars and the moon, which put on a show in the east at dawn this week. Thanks to all who submitted or posted at EarthSky Facebook.
At first this looks like a cube floating in space … but look again.
Earth’s shadow (in dark blue) climbs above the Raquette River in Potsdam, New York, shortly after sunset.
We published a photo last Tuesday, showing a mountain’s shadow. We wondered what caused it. Now – with the help of the EarthSky community – the mystery may be solved.
The North Taurid meteor shower is peaking around now. It tends to produce a lot of fireballs, or very bright meteors. Keep watching! The shower is sparse, but it goes all month.
C.B. Devgun wrote that it was a foggy morning in New Delhi – November 8, 2017 – when he captured this photo.
Graham Telford captured this sunset while he was fishing at Stainforth, a village in the United Kingdom.
This weekend’s Hunter’s Moon, as captured by EarthSky friends around the world. Thank you to all who submitted photos!
The Hubble Space Telescope captured nearby asteroids photobombing distant galaxies
Photo by John Entwistle.
If you travel from the Northern to the Southern Hemisphere, or vice versa, you’ll see familiar constellations. But their location in the sky will be shifted in surprising and delightful ways.
When your camera stays fixed as the stars move throughout the night, you get a photo of what are called star trails. Then … just add pumpkins.
These swirling, intense red sunset skies are due to ongoing wildfires in northern Italy.
Saturday night is International Observe the Moon Night, and EarthSky community members from around the world sent photos, reminding us that we all see the same moon.
Fiona M. Donnelly captured this image on October 21. 2017, in Smiths Falls, Ontario. She wrote, “Our Earth’s rotation during a one-hour period.”
The light of excited atoms and molecules, high over Utah’s own smaller version of the Grand Canyon.
A fisherman at Echo Lake, New Hampshire, surrounded by the colors of this year’s beautiful autumn.
First 2 Taurid fireball photos we’ve seen this year, but we’re expecting more. These 2 photographers, 100 miles apart, likely saw the same bright meteor.
This weekend’s Orionid meteor shower didn’t disappoint. EarthSky community photos, here.
Young moon and Mercury after sunset
Leonid over Georgia