Photos: This week’s moon and planets after sunset!

Favorite photos - planets and moon - from the EarthSky community during the week of December 6 to 9, 2021. What a beautiful alignment of worlds!

Photos and video: December 4 total solar eclipse

Photos and video, December 4, 2021, total solar eclipse. It was visible along a narrow path - the path of totality - that crossed Antarctica.

Rare moon halo photo, captured during lunar eclipse

Eliot Herman in Tucson, Arizona, took an incredibly rare moon halo photo during the partial lunar eclipse on November 19, 2021.

Lunar eclipse photos November 18-19, 2021

A selection of lunar eclipse photos from the EarthSky Community. Did you see it? It was a deep partial eclipse ... almost total!

An omega moonset’s continuous change

Meiying Lee in Taipei, Taiwan captured these images - and created this video - of the omega moonset on November 10, 2021.

Favorite moon and planet photos, November 5 to 10

Moon and planet photos from the EarthSky community. The planets in the evening sky are spectacular now and about to be more so!

Ceres and Aldebaran meet in early November 2021

Ceres and Aldebaran came close together as seen from Earth in early November, and EarthSky community members were ready to capture the moment.

Photos of November 3-4 auroras. Wow!

Aurora tour guide Markus Varik in Tromso, Norway, shares a collection of aurora photos from the CME impact, along with other photographers around the world.

Witch Head Nebula

The Witch Head Nebula rises near the star Rigel in Orion on Halloween night, but it's too faint to see without a large telescope.

Andromeda Galaxy photos, 2021

Enjoy a photo gallery of the best Andromeda Galaxy images from EarthSky readers! The Andromeda Galaxy is a great observing target on fall evenings.