Venus Jupiter conjunction over pakistan skywatching
Venus and Jupiter appear in conjunction over the western horizon of Quetta, Pakistan.
star trails skywatching iran Jamshidi
Star trails glow over ancient petroglyphs in this skywatching photo.
Red Moon from Zagros Mountains
Astrophotographer Amir H. Abolfath snapped this view of the total lunar eclipse of Dec. 10, 2011 from an observing spot in the Zagros mountains of Iran. Abolfath is a photographer with the skywatching imagery group The World At Night (TWAN).
Multiple exposures are made to collect enough light for an image that would otherwise not be evident to the eye.
Milky Way over Lake Superior
Skywatcher Shawn Malone sent in this photo of the Milky Way taken during the weekend of April 28-29, 2012, from the shore of Lake Superior. She writes: "The Milky Way was eye poppingly bright."