Astrophotos

The Highest-Resolution Image Ever Seen in Astronomy

This image of a jet of material streaming out of a black hole 900 million light years from Earth, required…

6 years ago

Stunning Planetary Trio Pictures from Around the World

Have you seen the views in the morning skies this week, with three planets huddling together at dawn? Just one…

6 years ago

Watch Lenticular Clouds Form in the Moonlight

Clouds and moonlight are usually the bane of astronomers and astrophotographers. But on a recent evening at Mount Shasta in…

6 years ago

First Lunar Eclipse Ever Photographed with a Transit of the ISS

To our knowledge, this is the first time anyone has ever photographed a transit of the International Space Station of…

6 years ago

Astrophoto: Hi-Res Stereo Pair of Jupiter and the GRS

Cross your eyes and take a look at this image. If you're lucky, you will be treated to a wonderfully…

7 years ago

Astrophotos: The February 2015 ‘Black’ Moon

As our David Dickinson noted in his recent article, a new term is "creeping into the popular astronomical vernacular: that…

7 years ago

Without the Moon, Comet Lovejoy is Magnificent

With the Moon rising later in the evening this weekend, astrophotographers have taken some spectacular pictures of Comet 2014 Q2…

7 years ago

Skywatchers Identify Aircraft as They Pass in Front of the Sun

It’s all about timing and location. You’ve probably seen images we’ve posted on Universe Today of planes crossing in front…

7 years ago

Comet Lovejoy Now at its Brightest: Images from Around the World

Last night was the first time I was able to spot Comet Lovejoy with unaided eyes. The latest images from…

7 years ago

Photo Shoot Captures Classified Spy Satellite Engine Burn

Remember at the end of "Star Trek: First Contact" when Lily looks up to see the Enterprise enter the temporal…

7 years ago