March 23, 2010

TWAN Newsletter 2009 October 19

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.



- River and Milky Way by Wally Pacholka

- Hawaii Starryscape by Tunc Tezel

- Milky Way and Giant Trees by Wally Pacholka

- Circumpolar Startrails by Fred Espenak

- Night Camp by LeRoy Zimmerman

- Open Arch by LeRoy Zimmerman

- Stars and Clouds in the Grand Canyon by LeRoy Zimmerman


- Aurora and Moon (time-lapse video) by Yuichi Takasaka

- Green Show (time-lapse video) by Yuichi Takasaka

- Aurora Photographers by Yuichi Takasaka

- The Ghost of Yellowknife by Yuichi Takasaka

- Majestic by Yuichi Takasaka



- Moonrise above Agios Sotirios by Anthony Ayiomamitis


- A Night in Croatia by Bernd Proschold


- Mercury Meets the Seven Sisters by Tamas Ladanyi

Asia and Middle East


- Running to the Night (Time-lapse video) by Babak A. Tafreshi

- Moonlit Meteor Shower (Time-lapse video) by Babak A. Tafreshi

- Big Dipper and City Lights by Tunc Tezel

- Planets above Turkey by Tunc Tezel

- Milky Way and Zodiacal Band by Tunc Tezel

Australia and Pacific


- Moon and Swan River Dolphin by John Goldsmith

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:

- Night at Historic HongCun Village (China) by Alex Chan

- The Great Solar Eclipse in China (China) by Chao Zhang

- Moon on the top of Greece (Greece) by Chris Kotsiopoulos

- Looking Through The Dome (USA) by Jonatas Chagas Ramos

- Moon, Pleiades, and a Storm (Italy) by Marco Busi

- Iran Messier Marathon (Iran) by Arman Golestaneh

- Historic Aqueduct of Amoreira (Portugal) by Miguel Claro

- Kalahari Windmill (Namibia) by Manuel Jung

- Star Trails on a Moonlit Night (Germany) by Franz Xaver Kohlhauf

- Home with a View (Germany) by Franz Xaver Kohlhauf

- Ancient HongCun Village at Night (China) by Alex Chan

- Conjunction with Noctilucent Clouds (Romania) by Christina Tinta-Vass

- Lunar Eclipse over Slovakia (Slovakia) by Pavol Rapavy

- Moon and Venus in Colorful Twilight (Iran) by M. Saber Karimi

- The Moon and Mount Taygetus (Greece) by P. Nikolakakos

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

- Stars Over Easter Island by Stephane Guisard

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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