Astronomy Photographer of the Year
The Royal Observatory has announced the Astronomy Photographers of the Year for 2011. A BBC slideshow
talks you through the category winners, casting more light on the judges decisions. [more inside]
The World at Night
is a collection of astrophotography from around the world.
There was a lovely total solar eclipse
over parts of Africa, Europe, and Asia yesterday. See the photo galleries from Spaceweather
, various Flickr users
, and the International Space Station
Astronomy Picture of the Day
is ten years
, and over its long life has featured
great photos of Earth
, the Milky Way
, the Sun
- and even Water on Mars
Happy Birthday APOD.
Spectacular atmospheric optics.
of atmospheric phenomena, common
. You can also run your own halo simulations
if you like... (Found in New Scientist's Weblinks
, an extensive, annotated collection of all kinds of science links from all over the web.)