Badab Soort at Night

The Moon and Jupiter over the Alps

What are those bright lights in the sky ahead?

A Triangular Shadow of a Large Volcano

Why does the shadow of this volcano look like a triangle?

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Rocket Launch between Mountains

What's happening between those mountains? A rocket is being launched to space.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: The Fairy of Eagle Nebula

The dust sculptures of the Eagle Nebula are evaporating. As powerful starlight whittles away these cool cosmic mountains, the statuesque pillars that remain might be imagined as mythical beasts.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Astronaut Exploring: An Apollo 15 Panorama

What would it be like to explore the Moon? NASA's Apollo missions gave humans just this chance in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Real Time Perseid

Bright meteors and dark night skies made this year's Perseid meteor shower a great time for a weekend campout.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Asperitas Clouds Over New Zealand

What kind of clouds are these? Although their cause is presently unknown, such unusual atmospheric structures, as menacing as they might seem, do not appear to be harbingers of meteorological doom.

Longest Lunar Eclipse Over Mount Damavand

طولانی ترین ماه گرفتگی قرن بر فراز قله دماوند

Astronomy Picture of the Day: The Milky Way over the Seven Strong Men Rock Formations