Photo Gallery

Browse below to see reader-submitted pictures of solar system planets, ghostly nebulae, distant galaxies, jewel-like star clusters, and other celestial wonders. Once a week, we'll highlight one of the many spectacular astronomy photos in our Editor's Choice gallery.

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Editor's Choice
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Photographer
TreckerGuy1957

Location of Photo

Northridge, California

Date of Photo

Oct 23, 2014

Equipment

Celestron-Vixen C-102 refractor / Losmandy GM-8 mount / Kendrick white light solar filter / Canon EOS Rebel T3i DSLR

Description

Taken at 1000mm prime focus, 1/1,250 second, ISO 200 during mid-eclipse. Seeing pretty good considering I was on blacktop in 90°F heat. Single shot, colorized and enhanced in Photoshop.

If you’re just getting started taking photos of the night sky, we invite you to check out our astrophotography tips, then share your own photos with the Sky & Telescope community.