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24 Awe-Inspiring Photos Of Earth And Space

Les 4: 24 prachtige foto's! Perseid meteor shower seen from Snowy Range in Wyoming.

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Perseid Meteor Shower 2016 from West Virginia

Perseid Meteor Shower 2016 from West Virginia In this 30 second exposure a meteor streaks across the sky during the annual Perseid meteor shower Friday Aug. 12 2016 in Spruce Knob West Virginia. August 12 2016

The Lyrid Meteor Shower, observed for more than 2,000 years when the planet makes its annual passage through the dust stream of long-period Comet Thatcher. A grain of that comet's dust is swept up in this image from the early hours of April 21, 2015, the meteor's brilliant streak crosses the central region of the Milky Way. Its trail points back toward the constellation Lyra. The yellowish hue of giant star Antares shines to the above of the Milky Way's bulge. At the top is bright planet…

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The 20 photographs of the week

The annual Perseid meteor shower as seen from Bamburgh in Northumberland, England.

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2012 nominations – in pictures

Royal Observatory awards: ASTRONOMY PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR ATTHE ROYAL OBSERVATORY GREENWICH

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Perseid meteor shower - in pictures

Perseids meteors: The Mojave Desert in Landers, California, USA :: Joshua Trees are so alien

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The 20 photographs of the week

A photographer prepares to take pictures of the annual Geminid meteor shower

The latest photos of the annual Perseid meteor shower

Watch a meteor shower/The best photos of the annual meteor shower lighting up the night's sky.