astrophotography

A Stunning Image of our Home Star

by Jason Major July 14, 2014

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter Active regions 2108 and 2109 are now passing around the limb of the Sun, but not before solar photography specialist Alan Friedman grabbed a few pictures of them on Friday!   The image above, captured by Alan from his location in Buffalo, […]

1 comment Read the full article →

Incredible Timelapse: 7,000 Miles of Clear Skies

by Nancy Atkinson June 23, 2014

Wow! This video brought tears to my eyes because of its sheer beauty. Our friend and frequent astrophoto contributor César Cantu fulfilled a lifelong dream this past month of taking a trip through the southwestern of the United States, to “see and feel the shocking nature reflected in the Grand Canyon, in the Arches National […]

2 comments Read the full article →

Wow! See the ‘International Earth & Sky Photo Contest’ Winners

by Nancy Atkinson June 18, 2014

Remove this ad Nancy Atkinson on Google+

Read the full article →

How to Photograph the Night Sky, Even in Light-Polluted Skies: A Tutorial from Justin Ng

by Nancy Atkinson June 9, 2014

We feature A LOT of astrophotos here on Universe Today, and we get many comments about them, too — with some people saying they could NEVER take photos of the night sky because they live in cities, or are too close to street or yard lights or other causes of light pollution. Now, award-winning astrophotographer […]

Read the full article →

SpaceX Dragon Captured on Film in Orbit Over Paris 25 Minutes After Launch

by Nancy Atkinson April 18, 2014

UPDATE: Thanks to several people on Twitter who pointed out that what is seen in the footage here is the the upper stage of the Falcon 9, the Dragon capsule, and the ejected solar panel covers moving along together in orbit around the Earth. And as Phil Plait pointed out, since this was taken a […]

1 comment Read the full article →