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101 Best Night Sky Photos of 2014 by Stargazers

The Blood Moon

Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona

The full moon took on an eerie blood-red hue in this photo captured by the Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter in Arizona on April 15, 2014 during a stunning total lunar eclipse. Full Coverage of the Total April 15 Lunar Eclipse.

Total Lunar Eclipse from Grant's Grove

Ryan Watamura

Photographer Ryan Watamura captured this amazing photo of the total lunar eclipse on April 15, 2014 from Grant's Grove in Kings Canyon National Park in California . He used a a Canon EOS 1dx camera, 70-200 2.8L IS II, Canon 600EX-RT flash with a CTO gel. Full Coverage of the Total April 15 Lunar Eclipse.

Mars Descending

Andrew Kwon

Amateur astronomer Andrew Kwon sent in this composite image showing Mars on four different nights in late March and April 2014. Read the Full Story Behind This Photo.

Missouri's Blood Moon

Victor Rogus

Stargazer Victor Rogus captured this spectacular view of the total lunar eclipse on April 15, 2014 from Jadwin, Missouri. See our Full Photo Gallery for the April 15 Total Lunar Eclipse

Total Lunar Eclipse from Florida

Ben Cooper

Photographer Ben Cooper captured the phases of the total lunar eclipse on April 15, 2014 from Florida. The hours-long lunar skywatching event wowed observers across the United States. See our Full Photo Gallery for the April 15 Total Lunar Eclipse.

Orion Nebula by Miguel Claro

Miguel Claro | www.miguelclaro.com

Veteran amateur astronomer Miguel Claro took this amazing photo of the Orion Nebula (M42) from Serra de Aire, Portugal near the Mira de Aire Caves. Read the full story behind this photo here

Moonrise Over Ocean City

Jim Abels

Skywatcher Jim Abels traveled to Ocean City at the bottom of New Jersey to capture this spectacular view of the moonrise and the Milky Way on April 25, 2014. See more amazing April night sky photos.

Pleiades Perfection

Chuck Manges | www.astrochuck.blogspot.com

Astrophotographer Chuck Manges of Hooversville, Pennsylvania took this amazing photo of the Pleiades star cluster, also known as the Seven Sisters. He captured the images for this view between August and September 2013, but only sent it in to Space.com in March 2014. See the story behind the photo.

Milky Way over La Palma Island

project nightflight

Erwin Matys and Karoline Mrazek captured this spectacular image on June 6, 2013 from the southern part of La Palma Island, Canary Islands. It shows green airglow atop translucent clouds with the Milky Way dominating the scene. Read the Full Story Behind This Photo.

The Citadel

Giuseppe Petricca

Giuseppe Petricca sent Space.com this image of the moon over a citadel near the Arno River, in Pisa, Italy on March 3, 2014. Read the Full Story Behind This Photo.

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