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.

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

Editor's Choice
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Photographer
Anvar Ghadery
Location of Photo
Iran Kurdistan Baneh
Date of Photo
30 / 4 / 2014
Equipment
Canon 40D, lens 14mm, f 2.8, ISO 1600, 30 second
Description

Milky Way in the branches of the trees.

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.