Aurora outside the small cavern
In Seljalandsfoss, Iceland, on Jan. 8, 2019, Chinese professional photographer Sutie Yang captured an enchanting view of an aurora from inside a cavern, framing the aurora together with Iceland’s Seljalandsfoss waterfall.
Deep in the heart of Mordor
Australian professional photographer Andrew Campbell caught NGC 7293 — the Helix Nebula — among the brightest and closest examples of a gas cloud developed at the end of the life of a sun-like star. The residue of the star’s core is still so energetic that it triggers the formerly expelled gas to fluoresce in radiant rings. Campbell developed this vibrant composite image from a direct exposure enduring 63 hours and 58 minutes, taken in Melbourne, Australia on Nov. 27, 2018.
Devil’s Head Nebula
For this picture of the Devil’s Head Nebulae Complex, Hungarian professional photographer László Bagi utilized customized Newtonian showing telescope with a direct exposure of 29 hours, highlighting the nebula’s structure and depth. Bagi caught the picture in Szarvas, Hungary on Oct. 10, 2018.
The Gum Nebula, or Gum 12, is an emission nebula that extends 36 degrees throughout the night sky and is really the huge residue of the 12,000-year-old Vela supernova. The nebula mainly includes hydrogen (red) and twice as ionized oxygen (blue). Australian professional photographer Eddie Trimarchi caught this bi-color image at Biggera Waters, Australia, on Feb. 25, 2018.
The Horsehead and Flame Nebula
American professional photographer Connor Matherne’s amazing view of the Horsehead and Flame Nebulae was caught from the Deep Sky West Observatory in Rowe, New Mexico on Nov. 27, 2018. According to Matherne, his image was influenced by astrophotographer Ken Crawford’s picture of the Horsehead Nebula, showcasing hydrogen filaments situated within the blue nebula — NGC 2023 —, simply listed below the Horsehead.
The Lord of the Rings and his court
Spanish professional photographer Jordi Delpeix Borrell’s image functions Saturn’s splendid rings shining broad and intense together with numerous of its intense satellites. Titan appears at the bottom right, Rhea is on the leading left, Tethys and Dione are to the right of the world, and Enceladus and Mimas are under the rings. Borrell photographed the world and moons from Long Bay, Barbados on July 5, 2018.
Professional Photographer Raul Villaverde Fraile of Spain caught among the most photographed huge things — the Orion Nebula — in a direct exposure enduring 33 hours and 45 minutes. The image was handled Jan. 6, 2019, at Ocentejo, Castile-La Mancha, Spain.
Out on a Limb
British professional photographer Alastair Woodward snapped this picture of a singular prominence on the limb of the solar disk from Derby, UK on July 8, 2019. The professional photographer inverted the image throughout processing to reveal both the prominence and information of the chromosphere — the second of 3 layers in the sun’s external environment. The image represents roughly 700 frames from a motion picture chance at 40 frames per second.
The Running Male Nebula
From Carapooee, Victoria, Australia, Australian professional photographer Steven Mohr snapped the Running Male Nebula on Jan. 15, 2019. The Running Male Nebula depends on the constellation of Orion, situated some 1,500 light years from Earth.
The Carver Galaxy
Photographers Bernard Millar and Martin Pugh of the U.S. snapped the Carver Galaxy, likewise called NGC 253, from Yass, New South Wales, Australia on Nov. 12, 2018. This is a starburst galaxy, which indicates it goes through durations of extreme star development, and it is the biggest galaxy in a cluster of galaxies called the Carver Group.
Seven-colour plume of the moon
Chinese professional photographer Yiming Li’s spectacular image displays the Moon’s stylish corona. Highlighted by clouds, this lunar view was caught in Dongguan, China on July 28, 2018.