Category Archives: Astrophotography (Wide Field)

Southern Milky Way above ALMA

Image credit & copyright: European Southern Observatory (ESO)/Babak Tafreshi. Located 5,058 meters (16,597 ft.) high on the Chajnantor Plateau in Chile’s Atacama Desert (The driest desert in the world) sits the most powerful radio telescope as well as the most … Continue reading

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Our Fallible Minds

Image credit & copyright: Dan Marker-Moore. Maybe you’ve been on a walk or perhaps driving down the freeway (highway, whatever) and there it is; the Moon sitting on the horizon in an almost shocking display. It appears huge, almost as if … Continue reading

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Eternal Reflections

Image credit & copyright: David Kingham. There are certain images that, upon first seeing them make you stop for a moment in admiration. This image captured by David Kingham at Oxbow Bend on the Snake River in Wyoming’s Grand Teton … Continue reading

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Milky Mouse

Image credit & copyright: Mark Gee. Looking almost like a bolt of lightning, the Milky Way seems to strike this lone African tree; showering the air with glowing embers in the form a few thousand stars on an otherwise blackened … Continue reading

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Orionids Meteor Shower Looks Good This Weekend

Image Credit & Copyright: Brad Goldpaint of the Perseid meteor shower (check below for Brad’s links). Basics: Friday, October 20 to Sunday, October 22, 2017 the annual Orionids meteor shower will be at its peak.  As with all meteor showers … Continue reading

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Path

Image credit & copyright: Tyler Sichelski. I hope everyone is having a great week and if you plan on viewing Monday’s solar eclipse I wish you clear skies! Let’s end the week with this great image by Tyler Sichelski of … Continue reading

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The Great Dark Horse

Image credit & copyright: Paul Gicewicz. Let’s start our weekend with this image of the Milky Way over Mt. Rainier National Park, Washington by Paul Gicewicz. This 370 square mile park offers some of the most beautiful sights in the … Continue reading

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