Astrophotographer Andrew McCarthy has outdone himself with his 400-megapixel image of the Sun. Comprised of over 100,000 individual photos, it's McCarthy's highest-resolution photo of this celestial body. It only took McCarthy 30 minutes to capture the individual shots after shooting 80 frames per second. From there, it was all about processing the frames to put together the 40-panel mosaic that makes up the final shot.
Stargazers can find constellations in all kinds of shapes in the sky.
Italian Photographer Waits 6 Years to Get Perfectly Aligned Photo of the Moon, a Mountain, and a Basilica
Italian photographer Valerio Minato gives a magical view of the Moon thanks to a cleverly aligned photo.
Photographer Ivana Fanti is fascinated by the Moon. Believing it to be a source of creative energy, it's often the subject of her astrophotography. Her Instagram feed is filled with incredible images that are a testament to her determination and dedication to photographing the Earth's satellite. To close out 2023, she posted one image that sparked the public's imagination and racked up over 1.8 million likes.
Once again, NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)
When British photographer Stephen Pemberton heard reports that the Aurora borealis would be visible in his area, he quickly gathered his camera equipment and headed out the door. He made his way to his favorite location in Northumberland—the Howick Bath House. Free from light pollution, the structure makes for an interesting setting. Once he arrived, he was pleased to see that the Aurora was active, but he certainly didn't expect what came next.
Solar storms are one of the most fascinating astronomical events.
Astrophotographer Jason Kurth loves a challenge, so much so that he decided to do what it took to put together...
Photographer Dan Zafra is an expert at traveling the world to capture stunning images, including exceptional shots of the Milky Way. Through his company, Capture the Atlas, Zafra and his partner Ascen share their love for adventure and photography by leading photo tours in some of the world's most scenic sites.
This year has been great for astrophotography.
Most of us know of the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, but did you know that the Southern Hemisphere has...