March 23, 2010

TWAN Newsletter 2010 March 14

News and Report

- TWAN Confirms Plans for 2010. The World at Night has announced its plans for 2010, from new members to new exhibitions and new publications.

- TWAN welcomes Amir H. Abolfath as a new member.

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 all over the our world.


VLBA Stars by Wally Pacholka
Canyonlands Starry Sky by Wally Pacholka
Morning Light of Haleakala by Wally Pacholka
New England Moonlight by Dennis di Cicco
- Wolf Moon by LeRoy Zimmerman

Moonlight on Yukon by Yuichi Takasaka
Yukon Aurora with Star Trails by Yuichi Takasaka
Moon and Aurora by Kwon O Chul


All-Sky in Virtual Reality (VR) by Laurent Laveder
Under Brittany Sky (VR) by Laurent Laveder
Celestial Triple by Laurent Laveder
Full Moon Sky by Laurent Laveder

Mars and Beehive by P-M Heden
The Hunter Walks (time-lapse video) by P-M Heden

- Colors of Lofoten by Babak A. Tafreshi
- Aurora Night in Norway
(time-lapse video) by Bernd Proschold
Aurora Lake by Bernd Proschold
- Norway Night by Bernd Proschold

Tangent Arcs above Lake Balaton by Tamas Ladanyi
Shuttle and Station by Tamas Ladanyi

- anzelhohe Observatory under Moonlight by Tamas Ladanyi
Observatory Fish-Eye View by Tamas Ladanyi

Asia and Middle East

New Moon in the Evening Sky by Babak A. Tafreshi
Moon, Galaxy, and Space Station by Oshin D. Zakarian
The Vitality of Spring by Oshin D. Zakarian
- Venus and Mercury by Amir H. Abolfath
Sky Photographer by Amir H. Abolfath
Young Moon (time-lapse video) by Babak A. Tafreshi
Metropolis Lights by Amir H. Abolfath
- Eclipse Trail by Amir H. Abolfath
- Celebrating Nowruz Under Stars by Amir H. Abolfath
- Rush Hour by Amir H. Abolfath
- Running Messier by Amir H. Abolfath
- Iran Desert Milky Way by Amir H. Abolfath

Evening View from Southern Turkey by Tunc Tezel
Milky Way from Toros Mountains by Tunc Tezel

- Night over Himalayan Villages by Oshin D. Zakarian
Himalayan Trails by Oshin D. Zakarian
Heritage Moon by Babak A. Tafreshi

- Observing from Armenia by Amir H. Abolfath
- Byurakan Observatory by Amir H. Abolfath

Sky Motion above Korean Observatory (time-lapse video) by Kwon O Chul
Moonlight on Observatory by Kwon O Chul

Pacific Ocean (international waters)
Enjoying Ocean Sky by Babak A. Tafreshi

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:

- Orion and Canis Major (Iran) by Mostafa Kazemi Pour
- Moonlight over Tsemo Gompa (India) by Milan Kment
- Castlerigg Stone Circle (England) by Stuart Holmes
- Milky Way over Southeast Alaska (USA) by Chip Porter
- 13-hour Observatory Star Trail (France) by Alexandre Santerne
- Pleiades Rising Over Fisher Towers (USA) by David Inskeep
- Enjoying the Deep Sky (Iran) by Babak Parhizkari
- Northern Lights over Yellowknife (Canada) by Alexis Brandeker
- English Channel Star Trails (United Kingdom) by Jonathan Mitchell
- Moon over the river Po (Italy) by Stefano De Rosa
- Smokey Alaskan Moon (USA) by Chip Porter
- Camping Under the Stars (Iran) by Arman Golestaneh

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

- Yukon Aurora with Star Trails by Yuichi Takasaka
- Deep Auriga by Tunç Tezel
- Geostationary Highway by Babak Tafreshi

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 and time-lapse videos of the world's most beautiful and historic sites against the nighttime backdrop of stars, planets and celestial events.

1 comment:

montreal florist said...

Starry night view is really fantastic. Beautiful!!