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Stunning Night Sky Photos of November 2012

Venus and Saturn Conjunction

Victor Rogus

Astrophotographer Victor Rogus took this image of the planets Venus and Saturn in a rare conjunction on Nov. 26, 2012. In this photo we see Venus much brighter than Saturn in the upper right and an elongated Saturn in the lower left. Saturn appears elongated due to its magnificent ring system.

Venus and the Moon Over Venezuela

Jose Rozada

Astrophotographer Jose Rozada took this image of Venus and the moon from Guarenas, Venezuela on the morning of Nov. 11, 2012.

Venus Below the Moon Over Venezuela

Jose Rozada

Astrophotographer Jose Rozada took this image of Venus and the moon from Guarenas, Venezuela on the morning of Nov. 11, 2012.

The Crescent Moon Over Venezuela

Jose Rozada

Astrophotographer Jose Rozada took this image of the crescent moon from Guarenas, Venezuela on the morning of Nov. 11, 2012.

Shining Moon Over Venezuela

Jose Rozada

Astrophotographer Jose Rozada took this image of the crescent moon from Guarenas, Venezuela on the morning of Nov. 11, 2012.

Moon, Venus and Spica

Jose Rozada

Astrophotographer Jose Rozada took this image of Venus and the smiling moon from Guarenas, Venezuela on the morning of Nov. 11, 2012.

Morning Moon and Venus

Jose Rozada

Astrophotographer Jose Rozada took this image of Venus and the smiling moon from Guarenas, Venezuela on the morning of Nov. 11, 2012.

Moon and Jupiter Over North Carolina

Greg Diesel Walck

Astrophotographer Greg Diesel Walck sent in this photo of Jupiter and the moon through the woods of Moyock, NC, Nov. 28, 2012. He titled this shot "Time Traveller (to Jupiter)."

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