Aurora, Meteor and Big Dipper Over Montana
Astrophotographer Eric Wagner submitted a photo of an aurora over Glacier National Park in Montana, taken Oct. 17, 2015.
'Arctic Magic' by Paul Zizka
Astrophotographer Paul Zizka submitted a photo of a lone figure dwarfed by an auroral display on the Ilulissat Icefjord in western Greenland.
Aurora Australis by Ann Gutschlag
Amateur photographer Ann Gutschlag caught the aurora australis (southern lights) over her back fence in Invercargill, the southernmost city of New Zealand, on Sept. 20, 2015.
Milky Way Over South Lake Tahoe
Astrophotographer Justin Majeczky captured this stunning image of the Milky Way over South Lake Tahoe, California, in June 2015.
Isla de los Pajaros and Milky Way by Montúfar
The image was taken by astrophotgrapher Sergio Montúfar on October 16, 2015, from Península Valdés, Puerto Madryn, Chubut, in Argentinian Patagonia.
Milky Way and Green Aurora From Lake Minnewanka
Startrails and a green aurora shine in this image was taken by Deepanshu Arora at Lake Minnewanka in Banff National Park, Canada.
2015 Geminid Meteor Over Missouri
Astrophotographer Eddie Popovits sent in a photo of a Geminid meteor streaking through the sky over Branson, Missouri, on Dec. 15, 2015.
2015 Geminid Meteor Seen in Hyderabad, India
Astrophotographer Srinivasa Prasath captured a Geminid meteor from Hyderabad, India, on Dec. 14, 2015.
Milky Way Through Gates Pass, Arizona
Astrophotographer Greg Wyckoff captured the Milky Way through Gates Pass, Arizona. Image submitted Nov. 29, 2015.
Aurora Seen from Plane Over Barents Sea
Astrophotographer Ruslan Merzlyakov caught an aurora from his seat on a plane flying over the Barents Sea on Dec. 7, 2015. The Barents Sea lies north of Russia and Norway in the Arctic Ocean.