Best Night Sky Photos of the Week: May 10, 2014

Milky Way Galaxy Shimmers Over New Zealand Pool in Stunning Amateur Photo

Amit Ashok Kamble

Astrophotographer Amit Ashok Kamble captured two spectacular views of our Milky Way galaxy from Pakiri Beach in New Zealand. See how the space photographer created the amazing galaxy views here. [See how the space photographer created the amazing galaxy views here. ]

Milky Way Galaxy Plus Saturn Equals Magical Night for Stargazer (Photos)

Frosty Drew | Scott MacNeill

Astrophotographer Scott MacNeill of Frosty Drew Observatory captured the bright galactic center of the Milky Way and a stunning view of Saturn. [See how he did it here. ]

Spectacular Moonrise Surprises Veteran Night Sky Photographer (Image)

Jim Abels

Astrophotographer Jim Abels caught a stunning moonrise over Ocean City, New Jersey. [See how he did it here. ]

Rosette Nebula Blooms with Color in Amazing Amateur Photo

Terry Hancock | Down Under Observatory

Night sky photographer Terry Hancock captured this amazing image of the Rosette Nebula. See how he took this shot under a bright full moon. [See how he did it here. ]

Amateur Astronomers Team Up with NASA to Photograph Galaxy Quartet (Image)

X-ray: NASA/CXC/SAO; Optical: Detlef Hartmann; Infrared: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Two amateur photographers received invites from NASA to combine their work with that of the space agency – producing spectacular images of four galaxies. [Read the full story here. ]

Brilliant Daytime Fireball Streaks Over Canada, New York (Video)

David Narciso

A fireball streaks through the daytime sky over Toronto in an amazing new video. A well-placed dashcam captured the light of the bright meteor, which could be seen from parts of Canada and New York on May 4. [Read the full story here. ]

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