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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Wow! Photographer Captures Stunning View of Milky Way from Maine
Milky Way from Acadia National Park
September 29th, 2014
Astrophotographer Adam Woodworth took this image from the Raven’s Nest cliffs in Acadia National Park in Maine.
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Budding Night Sky Photographer Sees a Stunning Crescent Moon (Image)
Crescent Moon from Pacific Northwest
August 19th, 2014
John Nelson took this image of the crescent moon from the Pacific Northwest. See how he did it here.
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Amazing Andromeda Galaxy View Captured by Amateur Astronomer (Photo)
Andromeda Galaxy From Portugal
August 11th, 2014
Astrophotographer Miguel Claro took this image on July 27 from Monsaraz in the Dark Sky Alqueva Reserve located near Alentejo, Portugal. See how he did it.
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Milky Way Dazzles Over New Jersey's Cape May Beach (Photo)
Milky Way from Cape May by Bakley
September 26th, 2014
As summer came to a close, astrophotographer Chris Bakley took this stunning image of the Milky Way from Cape May, New Jersey. See how he did it.
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Moon, Mars and Bright Star Spica Captivate Amateur Astronomer (Photo)
Moon, Mars and Spica by Petricca
August 13th, 2014
Astrophotographer Giuseppe Petricca captured the colorful conjuction of the moon, Mars and Spica in this image.See how astrophotographer Giuseppe Petricca captured the photo here.
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Stunning Nebulas of Sagittarius Captured by Amateur Astronomer (Photo)
Sagittarius Nebulas by Hancock
August 5th, 2014
Astrophotographer Terry Hancock took this image of M8 and M20, the Lagoon and Trifid Nebulas, on July 6 from Fremont, Michigan.
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Stargazer Spots Pluto Amid Sagittarius Stars (Photo)
Pluto and Sagittarius Stars by Chumack
July 17th, 2014
Astrophotographer John Chumack captured the dwarf planet Pluto among the star fields of Sagittarius.
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The Marvelous Milky Way: Midnight in the Adirondacks (Photo)
Milky Way From Adirondacks- Rondeau
September 8th, 2014
The stars of the Milky Way shimmer in this amazing night sky view from New York's scenic Adirondack Park captured by a photographer after a long hike out to a secluded lake. Astrophotographer Corey Rondeau took this image on Aug. 20, 2014.
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Wow! Milky Way Glows Over New Zealand in Stunning Photo
Milky Way From New Zealand
August 13th, 2014
This image was taken by astrophotographer Amit Kamble from a dark sky site near Foxton, New Zealand on July 27. See how he did it here.
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Rising Moon and Milky Way Glow Above Maine Lighthouse (Photo)
Milky Way, Moon and Lighthouse from Maine
July 31st, 2014
Astrophotographer Jon Secord took this image from Pemaquid Lighthouse in Pemaquid, Maine on June 21.
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