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Monday, June 13, 2011

Best Night-Sky Pictures 2011

Award Winning shot of the arch of the aurora as it shines over Jökulsárlón, the largest glacier lake in Iceland while the Milky Way is framed by the dancing ring of the northern lights

 The 25 April Bridge in Lisbon the long exposure used shows the stars and the crescent moon trail towards the west.

 The Great Wall at Night: This oriental beauty by China's Xiaohua shows how Space is visible from the Great Wall of China.

 Alps at Night by Thomas Kurat with the bright glow of the town near Lake Traunsee, Austria.

 The band of the Milky Way arcs above volcano Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion Island.

 Startrails Above an Alien Lake, right, taken at Mono Lake, California.

 The arc of the Milky Way rises above central Iran, and it is faded away in the northeast by the lights of the historic city of Isfahan.

Galactic view from planet earth: The central bulge of the galaxy - the brightest region in the Milky Way - is captured in the starry night of Australia.

via Daily Mail UK

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