Mercury and Crescent Moon Set Image Credit & Copyright: Miguel Claro (TWAN, Dark Sky Alqueva)
Why would the sky look like a giant fan? None other than airglow of course! The featured intermittent green glow appeared to rise from a lake through the arch of our Milky Way Galaxy, as captured last...
NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day 2016 June 27 Anticrepuscular Rays over Colorado What’s happening over the horizon? Although the scene may appear somehow supernatural, nothing more unusual is occurring than a setting Sun and some well placed clouds.
Photographer: Jurgen Rendtel Summary Author: Jurgen Rendtel The photo at top shows the Harvest Moon rising above the Observatory del Teide, Izana, Tenerife, Spain, on September It's shown here rising just after the maximum of the penumbral lunar.