Spectacular Night Sky Photos by Stargazers: December 2013 (Gallery)

Milky Way Rising Over Acadia National Park

Michael Ciuraru/Darkvoid Photography

Astrophotographer Michael Ciuraru sent in a photo of the Milky Way rising in Acadia National Park, Maine. Image submitted Nov. 26, 2013.

Comet Lovejoy Over Aurora by Tommy Eliassen

Tommy Eliassen sent SPACE.com this image of Comet Lovejoy soaring over an aurora taken from Hemnesberget, Nordland, Norway, on Nov. 28, 2013.

Comet Lovejoy by John Chumack - Nov. 13, 2013

John Chumack took this image of Comet Lovejoy on Nov. 13, 2013 from his observatories in Yellow Springs Research Station in Yellow Springs, Ohio. He used his homemade 16" diameter F4.5 Fork Mounted Newtonian Telescope and QHY8 cooled color CCD camera to take the photo. [Read the Full Story Behind the image]

2013 Geminid Meteor and Comet Lovejoy Seen in Missouri

Astrophotographer Kevin Palmer sent in a photo of a Geminid meteor and Comet Lovejoy seen over the Mississippi River in Ashburn, Missouri, on Dec. 13, 2013.

Comet Lovejoy Streaks Across Night Sky in Spectacular Amateur Photos

Comet Lovejoy soars in these stunning images recently sent to SPACE.com by an avid astrophotographer. [Read Full Story]

Stack of 2013 Geminid Meteors Over Anglesey, North Wales, UK.

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes (via Flickr)

Astrophotographer Adrian Kingsley-Hughes provided a composite image of Geminid meteors taken Dec. 13, 2013.

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