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Amazing Night Sky Photos by Stargazers (June 2013)

Milky Way Over Lake St. George, Maine

Mike Taylor/

Astrophotographer Mike Taylor sent in a photo of the Mliky Way taken from the boat launch at Lake St. George, Maine, June 6, 2013.

Milky Way Over the White Mountains of California

Michael Shainblum

Astrophotographer Michael Shainblum sent in a photo of the Milky Way over the White Mountains, California, created June 1, 2013. He writes: "This image was taken in Patriarch Grove, deep in the White Mountains. The panorama was created using 13 images overlapping side by side. There was no HDR or compositing involved in this photograph. Only the stitching of the panorama."

Three Planets Over Brazil

Carlos Guilherme Allgayer

Astrophotographer Carlos Guilherme Allgayer sent in a photo of Jupiter, Venus and Mercury taken from his apartment in Porto Alegre, the capital of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, on May 30, 2013.

RV to the Milky Way

Justin Hartney

Astrophotographer Justin Hartney sent in this photo of the Milky Way taken on June 7, 2013, on the outskirts of Ashland, Oregon.

The Moon, Venus and Mercury Over Illinois

Les Vaughn

Astrophotographer Les Vaughn sent in a photo of the moon, Venus and Mercury taken June 10, 2013, just south of Wayne City, Illinois.

Lunar Eclipse of December 2011 Seen in India

Ramanathan Gopalan

Astrophotographer Ramanathan Gopalan sent in his photo of the December 2011 lunar eclipse taken in Bangalore, India.

Surprise Satellites

Dale Cunningham

Astrophotographer Dale Cunningham caught a pair of satellites travelling together above Surprise, AZ, June 11, 2013.

Starry Sky Over Utah

Brian Balls

Astrophotographer Brian Balls sent in a photo taken June 8, 2013, of the Big Dipper and stars over Logan Canyon, UT.

Space Stations Over Boston

Viliam Klein

Astrophotographer Viliam Klein was photographing the International Space Station flying over Boston on June 4, 2013. After inspecting the image, he noticed a second streak (lower), which turned out to be the Chinese space station, Tiangong-1.

80% Waxing Gibbous Moon Over Rhode Island

Scott MacNeill

Astrophotographer Scott MacNeill sent in a photo of a 80% waxing gibbous moon seen in Providence, RI, taken June 19, 2013.

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