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The Milky Way rising over the historic Judge’s Shack in Island Beach State Park in New Jersey.
We didn’t receive huge numbers of photos of the 2018 Lyrid meteor shower, but the ones we saw were beautiful. Thanks to all who submitted.
Enjoy this interesting and unique photo of star trails, showing the whereabouts of the celestial equator and the arc of stars around both celestial poles.
Celebrate Earth Day with these 10 images of Earth from space.
Jorgelina Alvarez of AstroLina Photography took this selfie at the Marambio Research Base on the Antarctic Peninsula.
Wonderful photos from the EarthSky community of the moon’s sweep this week past the brightest planet, Venus.
Scott Kuhn captured this image after a rare April snow in northern Georgia.
A popular hike in Big Bend National Park in Texas will take you to what’s called “the Window.” It’s a grand place to watch the sun or moon set. Here’s a night shot, complete with zodiacal light.
This composite – centered on celestial south – is made of images taken hourly from outside the dome of the Anglo-Australian Telescope at Siding Spring Observatory.
A symbol of American West, set against a symbol of the vast universe, caught last week in Saguaro National Park.
Solar Dynamics Observatory image of the sun captured in 3 different extreme ultraviolet wavelengths.
The Juno spacecraft, now orbiting Jupiter, acquired this infrared image of the giant planet’s moon Io. Each fiery dot is an active volcano.
Gorgeous photo of the Milky Way and the zodiacal light in the early morning over Chile’s Andes mountains.
See intricate cloud patterns in the northern hemisphere of Jupiter in this new view taken by NASA’s Juno spacecraft.
Seeing animal shapes in clouds – or the northern lights – is what’s called pareidolia.
To make whoopee can mean “to engage in uproarious merrymaking.” Linda Holtby said she caught this shot from 38,900 feet (11,860 meters) up.
The waning moon is in the predawn sky, busily passing planets. EarthSky community photos of the moon, Mars and Saturn, here.
Artist Mario Irarrázabal created the Hand of the Desert after the city of Antofagasta, Chile, asked him for something notable, to fill the empty space of the Atacama Desert. Astrophotographer Yuri Beletsky captured it at night.
Have you been watching the moon’s sweep past Jupiter this week? From the time they rise in mid- to late evening until dawn, they’re still the brightest things up there.
Europe’s CryoSat satellite was used – over 7 years – to track 10,000 miles (16,000 km) of Antarctic coastline. It can be seen warm ocean water is eating away at Antarctica’s floating margins.
April 26 moon near Spica and celestial equator