Triangulum Galaxy's Pinwheel
Triangulum Galaxy, also known as M33 or the Pinwheel Galaxy, is located roughly three million light years from Earth in the constellation Triangulum. Astrophotographer Amir Hossein Abolfath took this photo in Aug. 2012 from his home country of Iran. Image posted on Sept. 11
Northern Lights Above Finland
Photographer Ole Salomonsen captured this stunning shot of the northern lights above Namaikka, Finland, on Sept. 4, 2012.
Zodiacal Light Seen at Mt. Lemmon Skycenter
Zodiacal light was visible at the Mt. Lemmon Skycenter in Arizona on September 15, 2012.
Jupiter Photographed by Joe Taylor
Night sky watcher Joe Taylor sent in this photo of Jupiter taken September 18, 2012, from an undisclosed location.