Star & Star Cluster Pictures

Stars are the reason we look up at the sky — they make up the majority of all the celestial objects we see with our unaided eyes. And they are no less beautiful in astrophotography. Browse this gallery to see pictures of stars and star clusters in all their variety. You’ll find single diamond-like stars, sometimes accompanied by very faint companions. You’ll also find open clustersglobular clusters. These crowded stars are magnificent to behold at the eyepiece, and photos reveal even more breathtaking detail.