Night Sky Pictures: Stargazer Photos of Stars and Planets

The night sky is filled spectacular cosmic treasures, from the moon and other planets to distant stars and galaxies. See amazing pictures of the night sky as seen by veteran observers and amateur astronomers here.
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Whirlpool Galaxy Glows Purple and Blue in Amateur Photo
Whirlpool Galaxy Chadha
May 20th, 2015
The striking arms of the Whirlpool galaxy can be seen in stunning detail in this astrophotographer image by Jaspal Chadha.
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Full Moon Shines Over Lighthouse in Stunning View (Photo)
Moon and Belt of Venus Diesel
April 29th, 2015
Greg Diesel took this image of the moon over the Bodie Island Lighthouse in the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
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The Milky Way Over Loon Island: A Stargazer's Stunning View (Photo)
Loon Island Panorama Evans
April 7th, 2015
Astrophotographer A. Garrett Evans took the image Loon Island Lighthouse on Lake Sunapee in Sunapee, New Hampshire on Feb. 28, 2015.
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Is Our Milky Way Under Scorpion Attack? Nope, Just Awesome Photos
Scorpion Milky Way Mamtani
May 13th, 2015
Mamtani took the image in Borrego Springs, California during the weekend of April 17, 2015.
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Milky Way Majesty in Maine Captivates Night Sky Photographer (Photo)
Nubble Lighthouse and Milky Way by Evans
April 29th, 2015
This seven-image panorama shows the Milky Way above Cape Neddick Light Station in York, Maine. Astrophotographer A. Garrett Evans took this image on March 25 around just before the start of astronomical sunrise.
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Photographer's Cosmic Passion Leads to Stunning Night Sky Images
Star Trails and Bandstand Connor Hicks
March 30th, 2015
Night sky photographer Connor Hicks submitted these magnificent photos of star trails and a moon halo. See how Hicks created the amazing view.
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Orion Nebula Glows in Amateur Astronomer's Amazing Photo
Hansenn Orion Nebula
February 2nd, 2015
Amateur astronomer Keith Hanssen took this image of the Orion Nebula in November from Montana.
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Green and Gold Northern Lights Dance in Stargazer's Spectacular Photo
Northern Lights by Mamtani
May 5th, 2015
This amazing image of the Northern Lights was a lucky shot for astrophotographer Manish Mamtani. Mamtani took the image from Long Lake Recreation Area in Wisconsin on Match 17, 2015.
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Stargazer Enjoys Venus View from Giant's Causeway in Ireland (Photo)
Venus Seen in Northern Ireland by Claro
April 13th, 2015
Astrophotographer Miguel Claro took this image between the Giant’s Causeway, near Bushmills, in northeast coast of Northen Ireland on March 20, 2015.
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Between Sea Stacks: Astrophotographer Capture Setting Stunning Sky View
Moon Set Between Sea Stacks
March 12th, 2015
Astrophotographer Jason Matias captured this gorgeous night view of the moon setting between sea stacks.
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