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Amazing Night Sky Photos by Stargazers (March 2013)

Moon and Comet Pan-STARRS Over Las Vegas

Tyler Leavitt

Astrophotographer Tyler Leavitt sent in a photo of the crescent moon and Comet Pan-STARRS over Las Vegas. Image submitted March 13, 2013.

Comet Pan-STARRS and the Moon Over Salem, Missouri

Joe Shuster/Lake County Astronomical Society

Astrophotographer Joe Shuster sent in a photo of Comet Pan-STARRS and the crescent moon taken in Salem, Missouri, March 12, 2013.

Auroramax, March 17, 2013, 04:25 MDT

Auroramax

Canada's automated aurora camera tweeted this photo on March 17, 2013. The tweet read: "AURORAMAX GALLERY • Latest #photo of #aurora borealis above Yellowknife, NWT taken at 04:25 MDT on March 17, 2013. pic.twitter.com/60qiNmRoFI"

Auroramax, March 17, 2013, 03:13 MDT

Auroramax

Canada's automated aurora camera tweeted this photo on March 17, 2013. The tweet read: "AURORAMAX GALLERY • Latest #photo of #aurora borealis above Yellowknife, NWT taken at 03:13 MDT on March 17, 2013. pic.twitter.com/E9q7pQJ1l7"

Auroramax, March 17, 2013, 00:09 MDT

Auroramax

Canada's automated aurora camera tweeted this photo on March 17, 2013. The tweet read: "AURORAMAX GALLERY • Latest #photo of #aurora borealis above Yellowknife, NWT taken at 00:09 MDT on March 17, 2013. pic.twitter.com/tzWItOaBZj"

Aurora Over Abisko National Park, Sweden

Chad Blakley

Astrophotographer Chad Blakley videotaped the moon and an auroral display over Abisko National Park resulting from the geomagnetic storm of March 16-17, 2013. This image was taken from the video.

Aurora Over Abisko National Park, Sweden #2

Lights Over Lapland/Chad Blakley

Astrophotographer Chad Blakley videotaped the moon and an auroral display over Abisko National Park resulting from the geomagnetic storm of March 16-17, 2013. This image was taken from the video.

Aurora Over Abisko National Park, Sweden #3

Lights Over Lapland/Chad Blakley

Astrophotographer Chad Blakley videotaped the moon and an auroral display over Abisko National Park resulting from the geomagnetic storm of March 16-17, 2013. This image was taken from the video.

Aurora Over Abisko National Park, Sweden #4

Lights Over Lapland/Chad Blakley

Astrophotographer Chad Blakley videotaped the moon and an auroral display over Abisko National Park resulting from the geomagnetic storm of March 16-17, 2013. This image was taken from the video.

Moon and Jupiter by VegaStar

Facebook/VegastarCarpentierPHOTOGRAPHY

VegaStar Carpentier took this photo of the moon and Jupiter on March 17, 2013, near Reims, Champagne-Ardenne, France. Carpentier used a Canon EOS1000D, F/5.6, and exposure time of five seconds with an ISO 400, 119mm to capture this image.

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