Amazing Night Sky Photos by Stargazers (June 2013)

Milky Way Airglow Meteor Over Branch Pond Maine

© Mike Taylor | Taylor Photography |

Mike Taylor captured this image of the Milky Way, green airglow, aurora borealis and the blazing tail of a meteor over Branch Pond, Maine on June 10, 2013. [Read the full Story]

Meteor Soars Over Middle of Road Maine

© Mike Taylor | Taylor Photography |

Standing in the middle of the road in Maine, Mike Taylor took this photo of a meteor soaring through the sky over what locals call Mo’s Mountain. He captured this photo on June 10, 2013. [Read the full Story]

Aurora Over Oregon

Jason Brownlee

Astrophotographer Jason Brownlee sent in a photo of an auroral display shot from Sparks Lake in the central Oregon Cascade Mountains, taken May 31, 2013.

Galaxy Cluster Abell 2151

Dave Snope

Astrophotographer Dave Snope sent in a photo of Abell 2151, the Hercules Cluster, taken on May 15, 2013. The cluster contains about 200 galaxies.

The International Space Station Over the Grand Canyon

Adam Schmid

Astrophotographer Adam Schmid sent in a photo of the Milky Way with the Internataional Space Station passing by. He took the photo at Navajo Point in the Grand Canyon, AZ, May 19th, 2013.

Mercury and Venus Over Bangalore, India

Srinath Sonar

Astrophotographer Srinath Sonar sent in a photo of Mercury and Venus taken just after sunset in Bangalore, India, on June 5, 2013.

Star Trails in Indiana

Matt Nicholson

Astrophotographer Matt Nicholson hunted for meteors at Falls of the Ohio State Park in Clarksville, IN, but he came up empty-handed. He did, however, get this shot of star trails on June 11, 2013.

Night Sky Over Arizona

Peter Nguyen

Astrophotographer Peter Nguyen of Arizona sent int a photo taken during a stargazing trip. Location and date unspecified.

Aurora Over Big Tree Road, Hemlock, NY

Chris Pruzenski

Astrophotographer Chris Pruzenski sent in a photo of northern lights taken at Big Tree Road, Hemlock, NY, on May 31, 2013.

Moonrise Before Dawn in Currituck, North Carolina

Greg Diesel

Astrophotographer Greg Diesel sent in this photo of the moonrise before sunrise in Currituck, NC. Photo taken June 6, 2013.

ISS Over Medford, Oregon, on June 5, 2013

Tim Crippin

Astrophotographer Tim Crippin sent in a photo of the International Space Station flying over Medford, Oregon, taken June 5, 2013.

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