July 8, 2024

ISS Crossing the Sun Is Captured in Spectacular Image Detailing Its Path

Portuguese astrophotographer Miguel Claro has once again captured the public's imagination with his magical imagery. This time, he took a detailed image of the International Space Station (ISS) as it transited the Sun. Traveling at an average speed of 17,500 miles per hour, the space station only takes a few seconds to move across the Sun. This makes the clarity of Claro's image all the more impressive.

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June 6, 2024

Astrophotographer Captures Incredible Sunspot Close-Ups From His Backyard

Astrophotographer Andrew McCarthy is known for his ultra-high-definition photos of the Sun, and now he's focusing his equipment on an interesting detail of our star. AR3697 is a massive sunspot that has gotten a lot of attention lately, as it's the main cause of May's vibrant auroras. McCarthy has been tracking the sunspot from his backyard and put together some incredible time-lapses of its activity.

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May 14, 2024

Astrophotographer Spends Two Months Creating This Spectacular Lunar Analemma

Architect Betul Turksoy is an accomplished astrophotographer who used her time and dedication to create an incredible image of a lunar analemma. For those of you who may not be familiar, an analemma shows the position of either the Sun or the Moon from a fixed point over the course of many weeks. The finished diagram looks like a figure eight and is quite hard to accomplish photographically due to the number of images needed.

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April 10, 2024

Epic Photos of Twin Planes Flying Through the Solar Eclipse

There are many memorable photos of the 2024 eclipse coming out, but two photographers really pushed themselves to the limit to create a unique take on the event. Dustin Snipes and Mason Mashon teamed up with Red Bull aerobatic pilots Kevin Coleman and Pete McLeod to create their vision of two planes flying under the eclipse during totality. To make their dream come true, a team worked for months on all of the details.

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