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This Colorado community fought to save its darkness—and all that relies on it to thrive
They found the dimmer switch.
Night sky photography is perfect for social distancing. Here’s how to get a great shot.
People are staying home during the pandemic, resulting in clear skies for great photos.
Franck Marchis is connecting amateur astronomers to extraterrestrial researchers
"Seeing color in a nebula from a garden in San Francisco? That's pretty cool."
An amateur astronomer accidentally caught an exploding star on camera—and it gets better
He was excited to test his new camera, but he also captured something totally unique.
How to photograph the solar eclipse: The only guide you need
There's a lot of information out there and not all of it is good.
8 Of The Prettiest Space Photos Of The Year
The Royal Greenwich Observatory's Astronomy Photographer of the Year winners are on display now in London. Time to drop whatever it was you were doing and look at some star porn.
12 Incredible Works Of Astrophotography By Brad Goldpaint
Breathtaking shots of the night sky over the mountains of the west coast. *GASP* (that was the sound of us taking a breath)
Hubble Peers Into the Constellation Andromeda to Capture a Spiral Galaxy in Profile
Today in pretty space pics: Hubble snaps the northern half of spiral galaxy NGC 981 in profile. The central galactic...
A Series of Long Exposures Aboard the ISS Produces a Psychedelic Swirl of Stars
Hat tip to astronomer Phil Plait over at Bad Astronomy for digging up this gem of an image snapped by...
The One Millionth Photo Taken from the International Space Station
Today in pretty space pics: Behold, the one millionth photo taken from the orbiting International Space Station. Snapped from one...