March 23, 2010

TWAN Newsletter 2009 November 15

Latest Photos and Videos

There are new stunning photos and time-lapse videos on TWAN website, featuring starry nights of the planet's landmarks from across the world.


Planets in Brittany by Laurent Laveder
- Moon and Venus in Brittany by Laurent Laveder
- Planets Meet in Harbour by Laurent Laveder
- Young Astronomers by Laurent Laveder
- Brittany from Horizon to Horizon by Laurent Laveder

- Nature Scene by P-M Heden
- Moonset Milky Way by P-M Heden
- Gotland Starry Night by P-M Heden

Caparra Startrails by Juan Carlos Casado

- Winter Moonrise in Hungary by Tamas Ladanyi
- Milky Way Lake by Tamas Ladanyi


- Milky Way from the End of the World by Babak A. Tafreshi

Asia and Middle East

- Desert View by Babak A. Tafreshi
- Bizzare Sky View by Babak A. Tafreshi
- The Color of Fall by Oshin D. Zakarian
- Shrine View by Oshin D. Zakarian
- Silk Road Night by Oshin D. Zakarian

- Eclipsed Landscape by Juan Carlos Casado
- Pingyao Circumpolar Stars by Juan Carlos Casado
- Milky Way over Pagoda by Juan Carlos Casado

Australia and Pacific

Chile (Easter Island)
- Moonbow above Moais by Stephane Guisard
- Moais at Dark by Stephane Guisard
- Moonlit Night of South Pacific by Stephane Guisard

Guest Gallery is a well-received section on TWAN website to feature selected outstanding Earth and sky photos by non-TWAN creative photographers from around the globe. If you have such remarkable photos to share with TWAN Guest Gallery, please contact us. There are new featured photos on the Guest Gallery:

- Zodiacal Light over Chile (Chile) by Yuri Beletsky
- Moon at Qutb Minar (India) by Atish
- Old Moon at Perigee (Italy) by Stefano De Rosa
- Moon and Jupiter over Bahai Gardens (Israel) by Dimitry Rotstein
- Vienna Star Trails (Austria) by Peter Wienerroither
- Jupiter and Shadowed Photographers (Iran) by Soroush Sotoudeh
- Space Shuttle over Italy (Italy) by Marco Meniero
- Steps to the Moon (Portugal) by Miguel Claro
- Milky Way CARMA (USA) by Tom Lowe
- Starry Night over Korosh Tomb (Iran) by Mostafa Kazemipour
- Setting Moon Panorama (Hungary) by Monika Landy-Gyebnar
- Night at Torremocha (Spain) by Vicente Aupi
- Cape Crescent Moon (Turkey) by Hakan Buyuktuncay
- Solar Eclipse Evolution (Turkey) by Cristina Tinta-Vass
- ISS over McDonald Observatory (USA) by Bryan R. Tobias

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD), a NASA’s world-known website, has featured new TWAN photos:

- Moon and Planets in the Morning by Stefan Seip

- TWAN is featuring six special galleries:

Latest Images
Dark Skies Importance
Cosmic Motions
World Heritage Sites
TWAN Podcast

TWAN is a global program to produce and present a collection of stunning photographs of the world's most beautiful and historic sites against the nighttime backdrop of stars, planets and celestial events.

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