标签: Milky Way

澳大利亚尖峰石阵上空的银河与黄道光

2022年10月23日 Milky Way and Zodiacal Light over Australian Pinnacles Image Credit & Copyright: Jingyi Zhang Explanation: What strange world is this? Earth. In the foreground of the featured image are the Pinnacles, unusual rock spires in Nambung National Park in Western Australia. Made of ancient sea shells (limestone), how these human-sized picturesque s...

银河与极光花

2022年10月18日 Milky Way Auroral Flower Image Credit & Copyright: Göran Strand Explanation: Could the stem of our Milky Way bloom into an auroral flower? No, not really, even though it may appear that way in today’s featured all-sky image. On the left, the central plane of our home galaxy extends from the horizon past the middle of the sky. On the right, a...

沙斯塔山上方的狂怒天空

2022年9月28日 A Furious Sky over Mount Shasta Image Credit & Copyright: Ralf Rohner Explanation: Is the sky angry with Mount Shasta? According to some ancient legends, the spirits of above and below worlds fight there, sometimes quite actively during eruptions of this enormous volcano in California, USA. Such drama can well be imagined in this deep sky ima...

湖畔的银河

2022年9月10日 Galaxy by the Lake Image Credit & Copyright: Gerardo Ferrarino Explanation: This 180 degree panoramic night skyscape captures our Milky Way Galaxy as it arcs above the horizon on a winter’s night in August. Near midnight, the galactic center is close to the zenith with the clear waters of Lake Traful, Neuquen, Argentina, South America, ...

俄勒冈海岸的海与天之辉光

2022年9月4日 Sea and Sky Glows over the Oregon Coast Image Credit & Copyright: Rudy Montoya Explanation: Every step caused the sand to light up blue. That glow was bioluminescence — a blue radiance that also lights the surf in this surreal scene captured in mid-2018 at Meyer’s Creek Beach in Oregon, USA. Volcanic stacks dot the foreground sea, ...

地中海上空的流星和银河

2022年8月23日 Meteor & Milky Way over the Mediterranean Image Credit & Copyright: Julien Looten Explanation: Careful planning made this a nightscape to remember. First, the night itself was chosen to occur during the beginning of this year’s Perseid Meteor Shower. Next, the time of night was chosen to be before the bright Moon would rise and dom...

形似恒星之门的银河

2022年8月17日 Stargate Milky Way Image Credit & Copyright: Maxime Oudoux Explanation: There is a huge gate of stars in the sky, and you pass through it twice a day. The stargate is actually our Milky Way Galaxy, and it is the spin of the Earth that appears to propel you through it. More typically, the central band of our Milky Way appears as a faint band s...

道路与银河

2022年6月11日 The Road and the Milky Way Image Credit & Copyright: David Cruz Explanation: At night you can follow this road as it passes through the Dark Sky Alqueva reserve not too far from Alentejo, Portugal. Or you could stop, look up, and follow the Milky Way through the sky. Both stretch from horizon to horizon in this 180 degree panorama recorded on...

银河系的末日:将与仙女座星系互撞

2022年6月6日 Milky Way Galaxy Doomed: Collision with Andromeda Pending Image Credit: NASA, ESA, Z. Levay and R. van der Marel (STScI); T. Hallas; and A. Mellinger Explanation: Will our Milky Way Galaxy collide one day with its larger neighbor, the Andromeda Galaxy? Most likely, yes. Careful plotting of slight displacements of M31’s stars relative to backg...

10,000公里长的银河桥

2022年6月3日 A 10,000 Kilometer Galactic Bridge Image Credit & Copyright: Maxime Oudoux, Jean-Francois GELY Explanation: With this creative astro-collaboration you can follow the plane of our Milky Way Galaxy as it bridges northern and southern hemisphere skies. To construct the expansive composite nightscape, skies over Observatorio El Sauce in Chile (top...