Curiosity after more than 7 years on Mars
The clearest image of Mars ever taken!
I took nearly 50,000 images of the night sky to make an 81 Megapixel image of Tuesday's moon. Uncompressed image linked in the comments. [OC]
The speed of light between Earth and Moon in real time
The pulse of the gas thrusters on SpaceX's Falcon 9, as the rocket's boost stage guides it back to Earth
I teamed up with a fellow redditor to try and make the best moon shot we could. Here is the result!
One year ago I shared my highest resolution picture of our moon. Last night I created an improved version, combining 140,000 pictures. 400 megapixel full resolution linked in the comments. [OC]
The Needle Galaxy is nearly 50 million light-years away. I used 11 hours of exposure time to capture it from my backyard.
I photographed the International Space Station crossing the full moon Thursday evening during a transit window which lasted a mere 0.58 seconds
And just like that, a space race is born.
Right now Mars is closer and brighter than it’s been since 2003. It’s so bright it’s casting a reflection on the ocean as it rises. Took this two nights ago in Rhode Island
Shockwave On the Sun Following a Solar Flare
For the past three years, I've been writing software to process this image of the 2017 solar eclipse, here is the first result from my code!
Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti Wears 'Star Trek' Uniform in Space
Last night I captured a rare event, the ISS crossing the surface of the moon. This is a close crop of my shot, check out the full size linked in the comments. [OC]
This battery charger spent almost nineteen years on the P6 truss segment of the ISS, making it (to my knowledge) the longest flown piece of hardware ever returned from space. Each colored flag points to a meteoroid or orbital debris strike we found on inspection.
I took a photo of every planet in our solar system and adjusted their size to show how huge our Sun is. Zoom in to see how tiny Earth is in comparison. [OC]
My finished sleeve inspired by Carl Sagan and The Cosmos.
My best shot of Saturn so far, taken with an 8 telescope from my backyard in Sacramento. [OC]
The descent and landing of the falcon 9 booster after yesterday's launch
Home Telescope vs. The Hubble Space Telescope. This is the Pillars of Creation.
I used an amateur telescope to collect light from deep space for over 13 hours, revealing this beautiful pair of galaxies [OC]
Found this a while ago, what are your opinions?
Tuesday morning Mars was temporarily hidden by the moon. Here is my shot, captured right as Mars emerged from the dark side. [OC]
Long exposure photograph I captured of the recent SpaceX Starlink launch and its reflection along the shoreline of the Atlantic Ocean.
Meteor leaves a smoke ring
Hubble's shot of the Pillars of Creation versus one I took from my backyard in Sacramento last night [OC]
Soviet Cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev stuck in space during the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991
All the planets aligned into one
Our solar system in 2018, a composition from pictures i was able to take from my backyard
I used over 24 hours of exposure of the night sky to reveal hundreds of galaxies, zoom in to see them!
Size of the moon compared to USA
I photographed the International Space Station crossing this morning's full moon! The ISS orbits Earth at 17,500mph, and this transit lasted only 0.90 seconds.
8 of the surviving Apollo astronauts photographed at the Explorers Club Annual Dinner for the 50th anniversary of the moon landings. Photo by me.
Jupiter and four of its moons.
Using less than an hour of data, I was able to make my best photo of the Andromeda Galaxy to date! [OC]
After 780 days in space, the U.S. Air Force's secret spaceplane has returned to Earth
I made a 4k wallpaper consisting of my favorite astronomy images through the years
My 18 Hour exposure photo of the Helix Nebula from my backyard
Half-naked girls get thousands of upvotes, how many for our boy in blue?
Triple-core thrust: Closeup photo I shot of Falcon Heavy’s fury
One of my favorite photos I’ve shot of a SpaceX launch
Every object in the Solar System
I created an ultra-detailed color image of the moon by combining around 100k photos. Check out the details on the surface. [OC]
I photographed myself looking at the Milky Way just before sunrise over the Atlantic Ocean.
International Space Station On-Ramp -- Antares launches NG-11 from Virginia on April 17, 2019, seen in a photo I've been trying to capture for four years.
Space Debris orbiting Earth
Mars casts a warm reflection on the surface of the ocean during an opposition in which the red planet was closest to Earth since 2003.
I created a long-exposure composite of last week's Atlas V launch and star trails above an abandoned sailboat.
My 13 hour exposure of the Tarantula Nebula from my backyard
Wernher von Braun in his office
Sunset on Mars by the Mars Curiosity Rover
Closeup photograph I shot of yesterday’s Antares rocket launch delivering cargo to the International Space Station
I took my favorite picture of the moon ever by combining 200k photos [OC]
Jupiter has rings too! Jupiter in infrared
My partner, lit by drone, under the stars in Ireland
The Sun photographed from the same spot, at the same hour, on different days throughout the year
The Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber temporarily crosses paths with the moon during a rare appearance at the Melbourne Air and Space Show.
I still have a ways to go but I wanted to share my progress after all the support I recieved over my first photo.
Using over 1.5TB of data from two telescopes, I created a 110 megapixel image of the first full moon of fall. [OC]
Dragon departing from the ISS
I drove 1,400 miles (2,250 km) to put a camera 1,500 feet (466m) from SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy. It was worth it.
20 years ago Hubble's Pillars of Creation image gave me an obsession with space. Now after 2 years of learning this hobby I can properly capture them myself. Here's my latest shot taken from my backyard. [OC]
I took this from my backyard!
I started using a telephoto lens for my Milky Way landscape shots to capture extreme detail of our galaxy, this is my favorite shot to date!
My latest shot of the moon in 81 megapixels. [OC]
Hubble scientists have released the most detailed picture of the universe to date, containing 265,000 galaxies. [Link to high-res picture in comments]
This is what Earth looks like from 1.5 billion kilometers away; the Cassini spacecraft spots a pale blue dot beneath Saturn's rings.
The clearest image of Venus!
A dramatic, closeup look at Thursday’s Atlas V rocket launch — photo captured with a sound-triggered camera I placed 500 feet from the rocket.
This past Friday was the last time a full moon will occur on Friday the 13th until 2049! Here's a spooky shot I got of it over a swamp.
I extracted the color data from 150k images of the moon so you can see where impacts paint the moon with different minerals. Wallpaper version and animation linked in the comments [OC]
Video captured of Jupiter, Io and Europa during Cassini's flyby.
Holding pieces of the moon and mars at the same time
Long exposure photo of a Falcon 9 rocket launch and its reflection; the symmetry makes this my favorite image I've shot to date!
Venus and the Earth doing cosmic ballet!!!
Proud of my latest tattoo. Voyager has always been my favorite spacecraft!
The close-up of the Andromeda Galaxy from the Hubble Space Telescope shows how many stars there really are.
To mark its 29th anniversary, Hubble took an incredible picture of the Crab Nebula!
I made a starless 4K wallpaper using over 200 hours of exposure on my favorite nebulae to showcase their dust and gas clouds
The image on the left was my first picture of Jupiter I've ever taken. The right image is after 6 months of practice. Hope you guys like the progress!
The Moon is beautiful
I photographed a surfer and parasailor watching Monday's Falcon 9 rocket landing.
My image of the Needle Galaxy from a gigantic 4.3 m telescope
This is my best picture of Saturn, taken from my backyard. Merry Christmas Everyone!
After 35 hours of drawing (and painting), I've finished my drawing of Eugene Cernan from Apollo 17.
wanted to share with you all my retro futuristic space art series; hope you enjoy them!
One of my rocket launch images is now displayed two-stories tall at United Launch Alliance's headquarters in Colorado!!
Rosetta (Comet 67P) standing above Los Angeles
This is a 124 shot, 500MP image I took recently of the Milky Way over Lake Leschenaultia in Western Australia.
This is a 44 shot, 420MP image I took recently of the summer Milky Way at Island Point in Western Australia
I woke up at 3am this morning to take a picture of 4 butts and a rocket.
I set a camera 1,000 feet away from SpaceX's first reused rocket and it captured this beautiful shot
Earth behind a flower grown on the International Space Station
From Mount Tschirgant in the Alps, you can see not only nearby towns and distant Tyrolean peaks, but also, weather permitting, stars, nebulas, & the band of the Milky Way Galaxy. And if you climbed during the Perseids Meteor Shower, like photographer Nicholas Roemmelt did, also a marvel like this
Using two different telescopes, I was able to create this true color image of the Sunflower Galaxy with a combined exposure of nearly 40 hours
It only takes about 3 hours to get from the east to west coast of New Zealand, but I still love to stop half way for the night and photograph the stars in Arthur's Pass
When the heavens fall to Earth
I set up a sound-triggered camera roughly 900 feet away from the launch pad during this week's Falcon 9 rocket launch. (Marcus Cote/Space Coast Times)
Flower grown inside the International Space Station orbiting Earth January 2016
Scale of the universe
After nearly a month of bad weather, I finally managed to capture over 20 hours of exposure on the infamous Horsehead nebula located 1,500 light years away in the Constellation of Orion.
Decided to try one of those long exposure shots that everyone else does for this morning’s launch
Fisheye photo I shot of the Atlas V / GOES-S launch from roughly 300ft away. My lens was destroyed, but the photo was worth it!
Om Nom Nom Nom Nom
Lunar eclipse time lapse
Volcanic eruption from Space
SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket (intentionally) blows up in the skies over Cape Canaveral during this morning’s successful abort test
Today's Google Doodle is pretty amazing [GIF]
ISS crew watching Star Wars in space
Last night my buddy was getting a long exposure shot of Venus just as a meteor streaked across the sky.
Closeup photograph I shot of Falcon 9's Merlin 1D engines during its 50th flight last week.
Tripping on the moon
The far side of the moon, illuminated by the sun, as it crosses between the DISCOVR spacecraft's camera and the Earth - one million miles away
The Milky Way Galaxy rising above a Natural Bridge at Bryce Canyon, UT
Apollo 17 & its destination captured in one photo
We ran an AMA with Astronaut Chris Hadfield to save Canada’s Space Program. We ended up with a new emblem. Enjoy!
A couple days ago I was able to capture Jupiter and the Galilean Moons as they passed over a mountain.
Loved the LEGO Saturn V displays I've seen. Haven't put it in the display case yet but think this turned out pretty great!
The United Kingdom From Space
50 years ago 8 year old me saved this front page from the newspaper. I was completely amazed by Apollo 11, and it still fascinates me to this day!
I took one tracked and one untracked exposure of the Milky Way and combined them to bring out an extreme amount of detail - Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
Ex-SpaceX employees at Virgin Galactic are given this shirt
I spent most of last night under the stars so seeing the crescent moon rise over the Pacific Ocean was something else
The Milky Way and a meteor shower
Mars Curiosity is 6 today
I just got this original printing of the July 21, 1969 edition of the San Francisco Chronicle at an estate sale for $18.
40 years ago today, Viking 2 took this iconic image of frost on Mars
An amazing high resolution image of Saturn taken by NASA's space probe Cassini.
I waded into the ocean to get a unique perspective of Tuesday's Atlas V launch of cargo for the International Space Station
Father and son, 135 NASA shuttle launches apart
I took an 8k shot of the supermoon as it cut through the clouds. Try zooming in on the surface details. [OC]
I photographed Falcon Heavy passing through clouds that temporarily revealed more detail of its three 9-engine cores.
The Milky Way and a Meteor shower from my window seat on a Boeing 737
The amazing scale of the Pillars of Creation
I have been using a device called a star tracker which will follow the rotation of the Earth when aligned thus allowing me to capture extremely detailed images of the Milky Way. This is my latest tracked shot from Colorado. [OC]
Comet surface conditions, captured by the Rosetta probe
Saturn rising from behind the Moon
The crash of the Falcon Heavy center core
Long term exposure of a Rocket Launch
A few weeks ago I shared with you my retro space art and everyone really enjoyed it, so I figured I'd share with you my Series 2 collection!
Found this interesting little conversation in the Apollo 13 transcripts.
SpaceX: 2002 vs 2017
I like drawing space pixel art so here's a methane lake on Titan using only 3 colors (320x200px)
I stitched together 12 images of the Milky Way to create my most detailed photograph of our galaxy I have ever created
First attempt at capturing the milky way. Managed to take this shot with just a dslr and a cheap tripod.
Jupiter viewed from its South Pole
I merged my solar and lunar eclipse photo into this composite: a solunar eclipse!