During a transatlantic flight between London and New York in February 2014, Paul Williams of the UK balanced his camera on his backpack to capture an aurora outside the window.
Die Milchstraße über einem süßen Cottage.
Wired magazine is celebrating the 10th anniversary of Envisat--the European Space Agency's satellite--with these great images. This one is of the Indus River in western India and southern Pakistan.
Amateur astronomer Nick Risinger travelled more than 96,000 kilometres and snapped 37,440 exposures to create this detailed portrait of the entire night sky. The 5000-megapixel image provides a 360-degree interactive view of the Milky Way and more than 20 million stars.