Astronomy

August 9, 2020

Photographer Captures Sight of a Rare Comet That Only Appears Every 6,800 Years

Photographer Dan Zafra from Capture the Atlas is used to traveling to exotic locations to capture his imagery. But his latest weekend adventure took him to a new place that was a little closer to home—the Adirondack Mountains. Located in the northeastern part of New York state, this gorgeous landscape is known as one of the darkest parts of the East Coast.

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July 14, 2020

Spectacular Shortlist Announced for Astronomy Photographer of the Year Competition

Moved by the beauty of the stars, astrophotographers from around the world submitted their best work to the annual Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year contest. Run by Royal Observatory Greenwich each year, the competition is the place to view the artistry found in our sky. Thousands of photographs were submitted across 11 categories and, now, the 2020 shortlist has been revealed.

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July 8, 2020

Sailors Capture Spectacular Images of the Changing Skies While at Sea

From a young age, many of us are captivated by the flickering lights of the night sky that seem just out of our reach. Thanks to amazing photographers like Santiago Olay and JeffHK, we're able to capture a better glimpse of the captivating cosmos. These two bring their love of the skies to the rest of us at home while they're stationed at sea.

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June 27, 2020

The Best Milky Way Photographers of the Year Show the Beauty of Our Galaxy

Travel and photography blog Capture the Atlas is known for its spectacular imagery and it particularly loves to share how amazing the cosmos are through breathtaking Milky Way photos. In fact, the site even published a calendar charting the best days and times to photograph the Milky Way to make it easier for photographers to take more stunning photos of our galaxy.

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