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A Nova Story

Two novae were discovered in deep southern constellations.
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Tunc Tezel




A Dark Summer Night of Grand Canyon

A panoramic look at Grand Canyon, from North Rim to the south.
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Tunc Tezel




Volcanic Eclipse

Volcano and lunar eclipse at Hawaii
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Tunc Tezel




A Grace Moment of Bryce Canyon

Dawn breaks on a clear summer morning, with a conjunction of Venus and the Moon
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Tunc Tezel




Bryce at Night

Summer evening view of Bryce Canyon National Park.
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Tunc Tezel




The Moon Smiled

An old Moon smiled for early morning risers.
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Tunc Tezel




Colourful Olives and Stars

A nearby branch of olive is sharply focused, while everything further away is blurred.
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Tunc Tezel




On the Top of Uludag National Park

Conjunction of Moon and Venus in a wide angle view from the top of Uludag National Park
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Tunc Tezel




Mars, Saturn, Jupiter

Mars, Saturn and Jupiter in the late evening with the bright summer Milky Way.
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Tunc Tezel




A Caravan of Planets

Four bright planets as seen from near the town of Yenisarbademli
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Tunc Tezel




Addicted to Conjunction

Moon and Venus shine in the sky with bright star Regulus under the Moon.
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Tunc Tezel




Planets Lined Up in a Dark Sky

High forest lake near Bozcaarmut village, about 100 km east of Bursa in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Longest Eclipse and Planets

Lunar eclipse, together with the Milky Way, Mars, Saturn and Jupiter
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Tunc Tezel




Totality, From the Earth to the Sky

A lake side view to the August 2017 total solar eclipse across the US.
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Tunc Tezel




Neighboring Galaxies From Two Hemispheres

The two brightest galaxies of northern and southern skies are Andromeda Galaxy (M31) and Large Magellanic Cloud.
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Tunc Tezel




A Hut with No Roof

I was at Kusaklikaya Peak of Mount Uludag (2160m), the highest spot which ski lifts go up.
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Tunc Tezel




Sliding Down

A winterscape with Orion, and Venus in Taurus in the evening sky, between Pleiades and Hyades star clusters.
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Tunc Tezel




Celestial Winterscape

Moon and Venus next to Capricornus (with Mars) and the Milky Way in the evening twilight.
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Tunc Tezel




Sky on Fire

The night sky over Kilauea, a shield volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii.
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Tunc Tezel




Asteroid Dust from Hawaii

The winter Milky Way and strong appearance of the zodiacal light over the coast of Pacific Ocean in Hawaii.
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Tunc Tezel




Moonlit Brazil

The southern stars in a moonlit night above Ilha Grande, an island in Brazil.
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Tunc Tezel




Meteor Shower by the Lake

A meteor during the Perseid Meteor Shower streaks against the summer Milky Way.
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Tunc Tezel




An Evening Sky Show

Moon, Venus and Jupiter are aligned at dusk from the Uludag National Park in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




After a Winter Storm

Moon and Venus next to constellation Capricornus in the evening twilight from Mount Uludag in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Starry Night of a Pacific Paradise

An all-sky view above a tropical remote island in the southern Pacific Ocean.
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Tunc Tezel




Paired retrograde: Saturn and Mars in 2016

Retrograde motion of Saturn and Mars in 2016.
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Tunc Tezel




Mars and Saturn in Retrograde Motion (composite)

Wandering Mars and Saturn spent much of 2016 remarkably close together in the Earth night sky.
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Tunc Tezel




The August Shower (photo composite)

The 2016 Perseid meteor shower in August captured from Uludag National Park in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Planets and the Galactic Bulge

Saturn, Mars, and Antares are almost lined up on this evening, with the galactic bulge next to them.
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Tunc Tezel




Southern Sky Above Ilha Grande

Southern stars and the Milky Way above Ilha Grande, an island in Brazil.
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Tunc Tezel




Bursa Analemma & Mercury Transit (photo composite)

There is something more than a half analemma and the seasonal change in this multi-exposure image.
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Tunc Tezel




Venus Transit Sunrise

http://twanight.org/newTWAN/photos.asp?ID=3003631
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Tunc Tezel




Saturn, Mars, and Antares

The summer Milky Way rises above a small lake. Saturn, Mars, and Antares form a beautiful triangle.
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Tunc Tezel




Summer Planets and Milky Way

Lights sprawl toward the horizon in this nightscape from Uludag National Park, Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




A Forest Lake Unspoiled by Lights

Bright winter stars and faint Milky Way above a lake in this thick forest that blocks light pollution.
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Tunc Tezel




Palm Planet

The Milky Way at dawn above palm trees in Buli, Halmahera, Indonesia.
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Tunc Tezel




Indonesia Morning Show

Light of a cargo ship, and the crescent moon and Venus in the morning sky of Ternate.
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Tunc Tezel




Planets Alignment and Taurid Fireball

A Taurid fireball is captured right one the edge, and a parade of moon & planets in the center.
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Tunc Tezel




Fireball on the Edge

A fireball during the Geminid meteor shower is captured the edge of this fisheye image.
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Tunc Tezel




Planets and Observatory in Twilight

Morning breaks on the Roque de Los Muchachos observatory, on La Palma, Canary Islands.
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Tunc Tezel




Grus and Fomalhaut

A moonlit night at the edge of La Palma massive caldera, Canary Islands.
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Tunc Tezel




Mars, Saturn, and the Milky Way

A celestial triangle of Mars, Saturn, and star Antares appears in the center.
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Tunc Tezel




In Search of Natural Skies

The southern Milky Way from a remote island beach in Halmahera.
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Tunc Tezel




Ecliptic and the Galactic Plane

This all sky panorama photographed just before morning twilight shows the night sky of Ilha Grande, an island in Brazil.
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Tunc Tezel




Tropical Island Dreaming

The 2016 March 9 total solar eclipse in partially cloudy sky of Halmahera, Indonesia.
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Tunc Tezel




2016 All Sky Eclipse View

All sky panoramic view of March 2016 total solar eclipse in partially cloudy sky of Indonesia.
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Tunc Tezel




Winter vs. Summer

A small lake in this thick forest makes a natural window to the sky. Compare the winter and summer sky here.
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Tunc Tezel




Forest Window

A small lake in this thick forest makes a natural window in the trees for this all-sky view.
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Tunc Tezel




Lined Up Planets

Above a cloud-covered valley in Uludag National Park, a parade of planets and the Moon is photographed at dawn.
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Tunc Tezel




Morning Planets

This morning twilight view from Uludag National Park in Turkey has 3 planets and the moon
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Tunc Tezel




Planetary Parade

The all-sky image shows the winter constellations and a caravan of 4 planets and the crescent moon.
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Tunc Tezel




Midnight All Sky Clock

All-sky view from the Roque de Los Muchachos observatory with adaptive optics laser in operation.
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Tunc Tezel




A Pair at the Horizon

Orion and Gemini rise above lights of Bursa in this summer morning view. But there is more that.
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Tunc Tezel




Turkey Winter Nightscape

Panoramic winterscape of a starry night on Mount Uludag in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Alamut Castle Conjunction

In this early morning view the rising Milky Way extends above mountain fortress of Alamut in the central Alborz Mountains of Iran.
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Tunc Tezel




Road to the Top

Milky Way over the the summits ridge of Mt. Uludag (Turkey).
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Tunc Tezel




Window to the Sky

The summer Milky Way stretches from the zenith to the forest horizon.
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Tunc Tezel




Boreal Summer

Summer constellations and the Milky Way shine bright.
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Tunc Tezel




Night Begins with a Show

Venus, Jupiter and the crescent Moon just after sunset.
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Tunc Tezel




Bright Planets, Big City

Venus and Jupiter in their closest conjunction since 1999.
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Tunc Tezel




Evening Gathering

Jupiter, Venus and the Moon in the evening sky.
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Tunc Tezel




Calm Water, Planets and a Crescent

Moon, Venus and Jupiter over the Lake Uluabat, Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Summer Evening Lights

Venus, Regulus, Saturn and the Moon are hanging low over the western horizon.
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Tunc Tezel




Aldebaran Reappears

The brightest star of Taurus appears next to the moon after an occultation.
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Tunc Tezel




Over the Lights of Longyearbyen

Jupiter and constellation Leo appear in a deep polar twilight above the arctic landscape of Svalbard.
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Tunc Tezel




After Eclipse New Moon

A very thin new Moon appears above the Arctic landscape of Longyearbyen, Svalbard.
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Tunc Tezel




Arctic Eclipse in Fulldome

A fisheye view of the 2015 March 20 total solar eclipse from Svalbard, at 78 degrees north.
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Tunc Tezel




Arctic Eclipse

Wide-angle view of the 2015 March 20 total solar eclipse with the shadow cone of the Moon visible.
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Tunc Tezel




Svalbard Totality

The total solar eclipse of 2015 March 20 eclipse hangs low over the high hills that hugs Longyearbyen.
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Tunc Tezel




An Evening Sky Conjunction

An evening sky held this lovely pairing of a young crescent Moon and brilliant Venus over a peaceful pond.
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Tunc Tezel




A Seat With Aurora View

I was on a flight from Seattle to Paris while I was treated for this beautiful aurora show for an hour.
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Tunc Tezel




Moon, Venus, and Mars

The Crescent Moon appears between Venus (lower) and Mars in the evening sky.
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Tunc Tezel




Venus & Mercury

Planets Venus and Mercury pair at dusk in a close conjunction, photographed from Turkey. Higher up is Mars.
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Tunc Tezel




A Crystal Clear Winter Moonlit Night

In a crystal clear moonlit night the winter stars appear over snow covered peaks of Mt Uludag in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Meteors Shower Earth (photo composite)

The Geminid meteor shower in action over snow covered peaks of Mt Uludag in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Black Sand Beach at Night

Rising winter stars over Punaluu, also known as the Black Sand Beach on the Big Island of Hawaii.
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Tunc Tezel




An Oceanview of Sirius and Canopus

In a moonlit night of Hawaii bright stars Sirius (top) and Canopus appear above the Pacific Ocean.
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Tunc Tezel




A Winter Evening All Sky View

This all-sky view (full dome) has captured a winter evening on the slopes of Mt Uludag in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Five Planets and a Comet

In a winter evening on slopes of Mt Uludag in Turkey, five planets are captured across the sky.
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Tunc Tezel




Izmir Galaxy

The Milky Way with the Summer Triangle above palms in Gumuldur, Menderes district of Izmir, Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Large Magellanic Cloud from Hawaii

Stars above Pacific Ocean in Hawaii. Surprisingly visible in this telephoto view is the Large Magellanic Cloud.
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Tunc Tezel




Winter Milky Way Above Ka Lae

The winter Milky Way over the coast of Pacific Ocean with Orion and bright stars Sirius and Canopus.
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Tunc Tezel




Observatory in Action

The Milky Way arcs across the pristine starry sky of Mauna Kea Observatories.
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Tunc Tezel




A Moonlit Night of Mauna Kea

A moonlit night of Mauna Kea Observatories.
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Tunc Tezel




Naturally Dark

Dark sky of Naalehu, the southernmost town in the Big Island of Hawaii. Tunc Tezel
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Tunc Tezel




Mauna Kea Full Dome

A starry night of Mauna Kea Observatory in all sky view (full dome).
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Tunc Tezel




Lunar Eclipse and Active Volcano

This all-sky view from Hawaii has captured the sky during the total lunar eclipse of 2014 October 8.
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Tunc Tezel




Lava Sky

The night sky at the break of dawn over Kilauea, a shield volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii.
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Tunc Tezel




A Morning Meeting

Venus, Jupiter, and the crescent Moon form a celestial triangle at dawn over the lights of Bursa.
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Tunc Tezel




A Celestial Triangle Meets A Star Cluster

Venus (lowest), Jupiter (middle), and the crescent Moon forming a celestial triangle at dawn.
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Tunc Tezel




Tracing the Red Planet

The motion of Mars in the Earth's sky during the course of 9 months is captured on the multi-exposure image.
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Tunc Tezel




Retrograde Motions of Mars, Ceres and Vesta

After this 10MB video animation loads track the motion of Mars, Ceres and Vesta in the Earth's sky during the course of 9 months.
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Tunc Tezel




Neolithic Night

The night sky over one of the world's oldest known man-made structures.
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Tunc Tezel




The Dawn of Civilization

The night sky over one of the world's oldest known man-made structures.
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Tunc Tezel




Stars Behind Floodlights

The northern stars are photographed over the Temple of Zeus in the roman ruins of Aizanoi, Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Sky in Transition

A starry night of Uludag National Park near Bursa in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Uludag Starscape

The Milky Way in a moonlit night of Uludag National Park near Bursa in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Florida Nightscape

Tropical ocean breeze in a moonlit night at the coast of Long Key State Park located on Long Key, Florida.
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Tunc Tezel




A Moonlit Night of Amboseli

In a moonlit night of Amboseli National Park, the Magellanic Clouds appear over Mt. Kilimanjaro.
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Tunc Tezel




Bushehr Nightscape

Jupiter, winter stars, and the Milky Way appear in the dark sky of the Persian Gulf shores.
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Tunc Tezel




Mount Nemrut in Full Dome

An all-sky view from Mount Nemrut, a World Heritage Site in southeastern Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Moon, Venus, and Turkish Bath

Moon and Venus at dawn, photographed above Eski Kaplica (old spa) in Bursa, Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




The Pair Above Bursa

Moon and Venus over Ulucami (Grand Mosque) and the old bazaar in Bursa.
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Tunc Tezel




Planets Along Ecliptic

An all-sky view from the Uludag National Park near Bursa in Turkey has captured 4 planets at dusk.
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Tunc Tezel




Mount Nemrut and Canopus

On this October morning the winter stars are photographed over the ancient statues of Mount Nemrut, a World Heritage site in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Ocean Breeze and Eclipsed Moon

The night sky during the April 2014 total lunar eclipse above the coast of Florida.
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Tunc Tezel




Florida Keys Eclipse Scene

The night sky during a total lunar eclipse in the tropical weather and ocean breeze of Florida.
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Tunc Tezel




Mars and Small Worlds

The bright, ruddy object, is planet Mars, the Red Planet. Photographed here near its 2014 opposition.
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Tunc Tezel




Galactic Emu

At a dark site by the shores of Lake Taupo on New Zealand's North Island, the Milky Way arch extends in the southern sky.
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Tunc Tezel




Zodiacal Light and Nemrut Heritage

As the morning twilight approaches, the winter Milky Way and the zodiacal light appear over the ancient statues of Mount Nemrut.
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Tunc Tezel




Sky Gazing Rocks

The evening twilight fades in to the night, as the Milky Way, Venus, Moon and Saturn shine over the ancient statues of Mount Nemrut.
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Tunc Tezel




Zeus Nightscape

The autumn Milky Way in Cassiopeia (lower left) to Cygnus is photographed over the Temple of Zeus in the roman ruins of Aizanoi.
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Tunc Tezel




Lake Iznik Winter Night

This wide-angle view from Lake Iznik near Bursa, Turkey, displays bright winter stars, planet Jupiter, and the Milky Way.
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Tunc Tezel




From Winter To Spring

This all-sky view from Lake Iznik near Bursa, Turkey, displays the setting winter stars (right) and the coming spring.
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Tunc Tezel




Moon Meets Venus

The Moon and Venus are paired in a close conjunction above the top of Alamut mountain fortress, Alborz Mountains.
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Tunc Tezel




Kalout Sky

Jupiter, winter stars, and the Milky Way appear in the dark sky of the Persian Gulf shores, near Bushehr, southwestern Iran.
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Tunc Tezel




Alamut Winter Sky

Bright winter stars appear above mountain fortress of Alamut, next to the village of Gazor Khan in the Alborz mountains.
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Tunc Tezel




Night Sky in H-alpha

The night sky has much more than could be viewed with the naked-eye. Left is a "normal" all-sky image and right is a deep view on H-alpha.
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Tunc Tezel




Explore Monument Valley at Night

Let this Virtual Reality flash animation loads and you will find your self in a starry night of the Monument Valley in Arizona-Utah border.
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Tunc Tezel




Monument Valley Planetarium View

The starry sky above the iconic Monument Valley in Arizona-Utah border is photographed in an all-sky fisheye view.
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Tunc Tezel




Maasai Mara Starry Sky

The night sky appear in a dark night of Maasai Mara in southwest Kenya, a large national reserve next to Serengeti in Tanzania.
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Tunc Tezel




Venus Corona and M22

Planet Venus, the second brightest object in the Earth sky, appears minutes before it sets behind acacia trees in Amboseli National Park of Kenya.
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Tunc Tezel




Moonlit Amboseli

A moonlit night of Amboseli National Park, southern Kenya. On the left prominent figures of constellation Orion and Taurus rise over the east.
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Tunc Tezel




The Double Act of Equator Sky

The southern Milky Way and the Large Magellanic Cloud (our neighboring dwarf galaxy) are photographed over Mount Kilimanjaro in a dark night of Kenya.
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Tunc Tezel




All-Sky of Kenya

The Milky Way and the zodiacal light (sunlight reflection from dust in the Solar System plane) appear in the morning sky of Amboseli National park.
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Tunc Tezel




Mercury and Bald Stork

In the morning twilight of Amboseli National Park, Kenya, a bald stork is sitting on a dead tree waiting to warm up in the sunrise.
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Tunc Tezel




Kilimanjaro at the Break of Dawn

The southern Milky Way and the Large Magellanic Cloud are photographed over Mount Kilimanjaro at the break of dawn in Amboseli National Park, Kenya.
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Tunc Tezel




A Pairing Moment

In a clear summer night of Mount Uludag in Turkey, The Milky Way begins to appear in the fading twilight.
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Tunc Tezel




Eclipse over Uganda

The total solar eclipse of 2013 November 3 as seen from northwest Uganda.
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Tunc Tezel




Comets in the Zodiacal Light

In a morning twilight of southern Kenya, the Zodiacal light and two comets at the edge of naked-eye visibility appear over Acacia trees.
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Tunc Tezel




Orionid Meteors Composite

Meteors are captured shooting out from the constellation Orion during the Orionids Meteor Shower in October.
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Tunc Tezel




Venus and Comet Pojmanski

Shining brightly in the east at dawn, Venus dominates the sky in this view over a suburban landscape from Bursa, Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Southern Cross and Uluru

The glory of the southern sky above the World Heritage Uluru or the Ayers Rock in Australia.
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Tunc Tezel




Under the Poplars

Jupiter in the constellation Taurus rises over poplar trees in narrow valleys carved inside Alborz Mountains near Firouzkooh in northern Iran.
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Tunc Tezel




Stars and Clouds of Wet Tropics

Jupiter dazzles in the dark sky of Queensland, Australia. Sirius and Canopus, the two brightest stars of our night time appear on the right.
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Tunc Tezel




Whanganui Nightscape

The moonlit nightcape of Whanganui valley near the town of Taumarunui, New Zealand.
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Tunc Tezel




Stardust

The Milky Way and the zodiacal light above the World Heritage Uluru National Park in Australia.
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Tunc Tezel




Jupiter and Ayers Rock

The night sky above the World Heritage Uluru or the Ayers Rock in Australia.
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Tunc Tezel




Assos Roman Theater

The Milky Way appears during moonrise over the ancient Roman theater of Assos, in the Aegean seaside.
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Tunc Tezel




Venus and Ancient Ruins

Venus shines at western horizon in the evening twilight of the Athena Temple in Assos, a village in the Aegean seaside amid ancient ruins.
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Tunc Tezel




Carina in the Australian Sky

The glory of the southern sky as photographed in the Australian outback, above the Kata Tjuta National Park.
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Tunc Tezel




Broken Ice Ball

Comet 73P/Schwassmann–Wachmann appears faintly in the constellation Cygnus in this May 2006 evening view from Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Z is for Mars

The motion of Mars in the Earth sky during the course of 7 months is captured on the multi-exposure image.
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Tunc Tezel




Retrograde Mars

The motion of Mars in the Earth sky during the course of almost 6 months is captured on the multi-exposure image.
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Tunc Tezel




Morning Conjunction

Planets Jupiter (the brighter) and Mars meet over the eastern horizon in this telephoto view during the morning twilight.
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Tunc Tezel




Mars and Jupiter over Bursa

Planets Jupiter (the brighter) and Mars meet over the eastern horizon in the morning twilight, as photographed from a mountain near the city of Bursa.
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Tunc Tezel




Tomb and the Galaxy

The bright galactic bulge in the constellations Sagittarius and Scorpius shines above an ancient Lycian tomb at the southern coastline of Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Assos Supermoon

The full moon rises above the Athena Temple in Assos, Turkey, a village in the Aegean seaside amid ancient ruins.
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Tunc Tezel




Starry Night

Despite the glow from towns scattered throughout the valleys in Turkey, stars that form part of the the Milky Way shine brightly in the skies above.
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Tunc Tezel




Moon, Milky Way and Saturn

The rising moon and the Milky Way over the Athena Temple in Assos, a village in the Aegean seaside amid ancient ruins.
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Tunc Tezel




Eruption of a Comet

In 2007, Comet 17P/Holmes surprised astronomers and stargazers around the world when it increased in brightness over half a million times in a matter of hours.
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Tunc Tezel




The Story of Comet Holmes

In 2007, Comet 17P/Holmes surprised astronomers and stargazers around the world when it increased in brightness over half a million times in a matter of hours.
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Tunc Tezel




Baku Analemma (motion)

One full year of solar motion is captured in this photo sequence flash animation from shore of the Caspian Sea in Baku, Azerbaijan.
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Tunc Tezel




Baku Analemma

One full year of solar motion is captured in this multi-exposure image from shore of the Caspian Sea in Baku, Azerbaijan.
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Tunc Tezel




Comet and Andromeda

It looks like a double comet, but this image from Turkey has captured Comet PanSTARRS (C/2011 L4) appearing with the Andromeda Galaxy (M31).
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Tunc Tezel




PanStarrs, Tiny Delight

In a telephoto image, comet PanSTARRS (C/2011 L4) appears in the evening twilight over Lake Dagyenice near Bursa, Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Comet and Winter Stars

This March evening view from Turkey has captured more than the Moon, Jupiter and prominent winter stars.
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Tunc Tezel




Twilight Visitor

Comet PanStarrs (C/2011 L4) did not become a great comet but its bright condense head was visible to unaided eyes even in the strong twilight.
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Tunc Tezel




The Twins and Beehive

Castor and Pollux and M44 shine above Mitten Buttes in the Monument Valley
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Tunc Tezel




Southwest Night

The central bulge of the Milky Way in Sagittarius and Scorpius rises over the Monument Valley on the border of Arizona and Utah.
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Tunc Tezel




Lion of the Monument Valley

In a late spring evening constellation Leo, the Lion, sets behind iconic landscape of Monument Valley in the United States.
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Tunc Tezel




Australia Outback

The glory of the southern sky above the World Heritage Uluru or the Ayers Rock in Australia.
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Tunc Tezel




March Milky Way

Summer Milky Way is seen rising above highlands near Keles, Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Winter and Summer Stars over Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon shapes the northern horizon as seen from the Mather Point on the south rim of the canyon.
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Tunc Tezel




A Bridge over Grand Canyon Rims

The rising summer Milky Way in the east seems to bridge opposite rims of the Grand Canyon.
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Tunc Tezel




Stars and Giant Monolith

The morning twilight arrives over the World Heritage Site Uluru or the Ayers Rock in Australia.
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Tunc Tezel




Shirvan Evening Delight

In a winter evening of Shirvan National Park in Azerbaijan, The crescent moon appears between planets Venus and Jupiter.
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Tunc Tezel




Monument Valley in the Evening Twilight

The evening twilight fades to dark starry night over the Monument Valley at the border of Utah and Arizona in the United States.
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Tunc Tezel




Me, My Camera, and the Milky Way

The Milky Way in the constellations Scorpius and Sagittarius appears over TWAN photographer Wally Pacholka shooting the Utah landscape at night.
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Tunc Tezel




Penumbral Lunar Eclipse over Baku

In the evening of 2012 November 28, the Moon slid through the Earth's outer lighter shadow, causing a penumbral Lunar eclipse.
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Tunc Tezel




Sky During Totality

The night sky objects are photographed during the total Solar eclipse of 2012 November 14.
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Tunc Tezel




Chasing a Solar Eclipse in Australia

The total solar eclipse of November 2012 as photographed from the northern tip of Queensland, Australia.
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Tunc Tezel




Where the Shadow Touches the Ground

The total solar eclipse as photographed from the northern tip of Queensland, Australia.
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Tunc Tezel




Outshining Winter Stars

Bright stars of northern hemisphere's winter rise over narrow valleys carved inside Alborz Mountains in northern Iran. The "star" outshining every other star in this view is in fact none other than planet Jupiter.
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Tunc Tezel




Flowing Water and Milky Way

Constellations from Ursa major and Ursa Minor in the north to Cassiopeia and Cygnus are framed above Sagalassos, ruins of an ancient city in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Land of Rock and Mud

The Moon and Venus are in close conjunction over the mud volcano and Jupiter shines higher above.
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Tunc Tezel




A Fiery Baku Evening

Crescent Moon, Mars and Antares shine over the skyline of Baku in an autumn evening.
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Tunc Tezel




Winter Sky Summer Sky

The Winter and Summer sky is photographed from one location above Mount Uludag in Turkey. The winter sky features bright stars and summer sky features bright Milky Way.
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Tunc Tezel




Sunrise Analemma and Venus Transit

An analemma is that figure-8 curve that you get when you mark the position of the Sun at the same time each day throughout planet Earth's year.
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Tunc Tezel




Heavenly Window

Starry sky as photographed from the giant window of False Kiva in Canyonlands National Park in eastern Utah, USA.
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Tunc Tezel




Starry Sky above Utah

In this all-sky image from the Arches National Park of Utah, the Milky Way pans across the sky from Scorpius to Cassiopeia.
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Tunc Tezel




Tracing Mars in the Earth´s Sky

When this 10 MB video animation loads, you can track the motion of Mars in the Earth sky during the course of 9 months from late October 2011 (top right) through early July 2012 (bottom left).
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Tunc Tezel




Jupiter behind the Moon

The crescent Moon and Venus appears in constellation Taurus. But there is also a little bump at the bright side of the Moon, which is none other than Jupiter just before occultation.
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Tunc Tezel




Transit Distortion

A distorted Sun with a "blemish" on its face rises over the Caspian Sea during the 2012 Transit of Venus.
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Tunc Tezel




Monument Valley Solar Eclipse

Annular Solar eclipse of 2012 May 20 as seen from Monument Valley Navajo Trial Park, where Arizona and Utah meets.
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Tunc Tezel




Venus Transit over Caspian Sea

A distorted Sun with a "blemish" on its face rises over Caspian Sea in this multi-exposure of the 2012 Transit of Venus taken from Suvelan, near Baku, Azerbaijan.
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Tunc Tezel




Omega Centauri

In a single-exposure telephoto image, Omega Centauri, the largest globular cluster in our galaxy soars above a dark forest in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




La Palma Lights and Stars

The Milky Way arching over lights of small towns in La Palma, Canary Islands.
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Tunc Tezel




Conjunction to Conjunction

This image tracks 6 months of planet Venus motion in the evening sky, above western horizon of Bursa in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




New Moon, Planets, and Winter Stars

The young moon appears below a pair of bright planets, Venus and Jupiter, in this early spring evening in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Two Planets in Leo and Virgo

There are not many bright stars in the spring sky. In fact two of the brightest points in this view are planets Mars and Saturn.
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Tunc Tezel




Sky Above the Lights

This all-sky view overlooking villages near Bursa, Turkey, has captured the Milky Way, the setting summer stars and the rising winter stars.
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Tunc Tezel




Baku Alignment

The young Moon, Venus, and Jupiter are alined over the ancient city walls of Baku. The old downtown of Baku is a World Heritage Site.
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Tunc Tezel




The Night Sky above Gobustan

The evening twilight fades to starry sky over Gobustan National Park in Azerbaijan.
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Tunc Tezel




Baku at Night

The Moon and Venus are photographed in a winter evening of Baku, the capital and largest city of Azerbaijan, located at the shores of the Caspian Sea.
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Tunc Tezel




Cappadocia Eclipse

The totally eclipse moon shines as a red disc against the vast ocean of the Milky Way as photographed above Cappadocia, Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Not All Are Stars

Bright stars of northern hemisphere winter rise over forest slopes surrounding Mount Uludag in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




The Columns of Athena Temple

Captured in an all-sky image, the nearly full moon sets in the morning sky above the Athena Temple in Assos, a village in the Aegean seaside amid ancient ruins.
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Tunc Tezel




The Narrow Window of Darkness

The nearly full moon sets in the morning sky above the Athena Temple in Assos, a village in the Aegean seaside amid ancient ruins.
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Tunc Tezel




Starry River

This northern hemisphere summer view of our home galaxy, the Milky Way, extends from Scorpius at the horizon to stars of the Summer Triangle.
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Tunc Tezel




Find Vesta

This scene of a glacial lake on Mt. Uludag of Turkey includes hundreds of stars but also two objects in the Solar System: Vesta and Neptune.
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Tunc Tezel




Zodiacal Band in the Pre-dawn Sky

In this pre-dawn moment on Mount Uludag of Turkey, the zodiacal light cross the sky from the moon and Mars to Jupiter.
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Tunc Tezel




A Moonlit Night of an Ancient Theater

In this clear August evening the moon shines over Sagalassos, an ancient Pisidian city in southern Turkey about 100km north of Antalya.
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Tunc Tezel




Landscape Deep Sky Photography

This single-exposure image has captured star cluster NGC 6231 and the Prawn Nebula in Scorpius.
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Tunc Tezel




Two Hemispheres in Virtual Reality

Let this unique animation loads and you will find your self in a starry night of Canary Islands attached to a similar starry view from Chile.
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Tunc Tezel & Stephane Guisard




Night at the Ancient City of Sagalassos

In this clear starry summer night the moon sets over Sagalassos, an ancient Pisidian city in southern Turkey about 100km north of Antalya.
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Tunc Tezel




A Tale of Two Hemispheres

These two images are unique efforts by two TWAN photographers to display an ideal naturally dark skies from both hemispheres.
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Tunc Tezel & Stephane Guisard




Sky above La Palma in Virtual Reality

Let this Virtual Reality flash video loads and you will find yourself in a starry night on top of La Palma in Canary Islands.
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Tunc Tezel




Izmir in Morning Twilight

The light of dawn approaches to end a night of starry skies above Tahtali Reservoir near Izmir, Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Moon and Venus at Dawn

Brilliant Venus and a thin crescent Moon stood together above the eastern horizon just before sunrise as seen from near Izmir, Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




The Red Moon of Goreme

To photograph this exceptionally long lunar eclipse, TWAN photographer in Turkey drove 650 km eastward in a race with clouds to reach clear skies.
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Tunc Tezel




Darkest Sky in Two Hemispheres

These two images are unique efforts by two TWAN photographers to display an ideal naturally dark skies from both hemispheres.
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Tunc Tezel & Stephane Guisard




Northern Record for Southern Cross

Stars of the constellation Centaurus and most of the Southern Cross are captured over Canary Islands in a dark night of La Palma.
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Tunc Tezel




Orion and Zodiacal Light

The Zodiacal Light shines over the western horizon while stars of the winter sky sets in this evening view from Teide National park in Tenerife.
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Tunc Tezel




Galactic View from Canary Islands

The band of our home galaxy, the Milky Way, is photographed above mountains of Tenerife, Canary Islands.
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Tunc Tezel




Cosmic Dust Shines over Tenerife

Stars of the winter sky sets in this evening view from the World Heritage Teide National Park in Tenerife, Canary Islands.
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Tunc Tezel




Carina Nebula from Canary Islands

Carina Nebula, a famous deep sky object of southern sky, rises about one degree over the southern horizon of Canary Islands.
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Tunc Tezel




Milky Way Rises above Canaries

The Milky Way rises over Canary Islands in a dark night of La Palma. Note stars of Southern Cross and Alpha & Beta Centauri at the horizon.
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Tunc Tezel




Dark Sky above La Palma

In an ideal dark night the faint glow of Zodiacal Light is a complete band across the sky along with the Gegenschein (counter glow), as seen in this all-sky view from Canary Islands.
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Tunc Tezel




Synagogue Night

Stars of Scorpius and Lyra with its bright star Vega rise above ancient city of Sardis in today Turkey. The remains are 100 km east of Izmir.
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Tunc Tezel




Four Planets and Thin Crescent

In this early May morning of 2011 four planets and a very thin Moon made a rare planetary gathering.
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Tunc Tezel




Morning Twilight in Cook Islands

The morning twilight ends a starry night of Mangaia; a 10 km wide island in the middle of the southern Pacific Ocean in the Cook Islands.
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Tunc Tezel




The Beauty of South

The Milky Way and southern stars are photographed in the dark starry night of Mangaia; a 10 km wide island in the middle of the southern Pacific Ocean.
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Tunc Tezel




Billions of Stars, Billions of Dust

This starry scene from Turkey displays the Milky Way over the southeastern horizon and the zodiacal light over the southwestern horizon.
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Tunc Tezel




Winter Sky above Turkey

The winter Milky Way (as seen in the northern hemisphere) is photographed above a dam in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Where is the Eclipsed Sun?

For the solar eclipse of 11 July 2010 Tunc Tezel was in the island of Mangaia and clouds obscured his view but a hint of the eclipse was still visible.
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Tunc Tezel




All Sky View above Lake Salda

The Moon, Venus, and winter stars in an all-sky view from Lake Salda in southwestern Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




New Zealand under moonlight

In early morning hours of northern New Zealand, the last quarter Moon has illuminated landscape near Tongariro National Park.
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Tunc Tezel




Milky Way vs. Zodiacal Light above New Zealand

An all-sky image from the shores of Lake Taupo on New Zealand's North Island. The bright southern Milky Way bridges across the southern sky and rivals the Zodiacal Light in the west.
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Tunc Tezel




Milky Way vs. Zodiacal Light above Libyan Desert

An all-sky image from a flat desert in northern Libya. The Milky Way from Cygnus to Orion and Gemini rivals with the Zodiacal Light in the west.
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Tunc Tezel




Sky above a perfectly flat horizon

The Milky Way in the winter constellations rivals with the Zodiacal Light on the right, as seen above a perfectly flat desert in Libya.
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Tunc Tezel




Skylights Over Libya

The zodiacal light and the Milky Way made the V form above the western horizon, as photographed from deserts of Libya.
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Tunc Tezel




Moon, Mercury, and M22

The young Moon meets with planet Mercury and M22 globular star cluster in the early evening sky.
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Tunc Tezel




Ocean Stars

In a starry night of a remote island of Mangaia in the southern hemisphere, the band of the Milky Way stands above the Pacific Ocean.
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Tunc Tezel




Crescent Moon Meets Crescent Venus

Framed in this telephoto image are the crescent Moon and the crescent Venus in the morning sky, only a week after Venus conjunction with the sun.
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Tunc Tezel




A Starry Evening of Libya

With the crescent Moon near the western horizon over the fainting glow of the dusk, the band of the Milky Way stands above desert landscape of Libya.
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Tunc Tezel




Sky Away from the Lights

The disc of our home galaxy, the Milky Way, is photographed from Mount Uludag above valleys of small towns and villages near Bursa, Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Island Planets

As the evening twilight fades away in this remote island in the Pacific Ocean, the dazzling planet Venus shines above scattered clouds.
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Tunc Tezel




Jupiter from Izmir Seaside

Planet Jupiter near its opposition and brightest in our sky shines in the faint constellation of Pisces, as seen from the coast of Aegean Sea in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Mediterranean Jupiter

Bright planet Jupiter in the constellation Capricornus shines above serene seascape in Antalya province of Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




All Sky from Both Hemispheres

The two all-sky views compared how the sky looks in a winter night of Turkey in northern hemisphere and in a winter night of New Zealand in the south.
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Tunc Tezel




Antipodes Milky Way

A starry night in Antalya province of Turkey is combined with a similar view of the Milky Way made from the island of Mangaia in the southern hemisphere.
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Tunc Tezel




Unusual Streaks

What are the unusual streaks of light at the right edge of this image near the belt of Orion?
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Tunc Tezel




Seven Months of Venus

Time-lapse video: spanning about 7 months, this video shows the motion of planet Venus above western evening horizon of Bolu in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Ending Summer

In this restful evening of September the crescent Moon and the Milky Way shine above the coast of Aegean Sea near Izmir.
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Tunc Tezel




The Bands of Zodiac and Milky Way

This all sky image is made in early morning from a remote island in the southern Pacific Ocean.
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Tunc Tezel




New Zealand All Sky View

A starry night of New Zealand. From a dark site at Tongariro National Park in northern New Zealand the Milky Way bridges across the southern sky.
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Tunc Tezel




Starry Night of New Zealand

From a dark site near Lake Taupo in New Zealand the southern Milky Way and the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds stands above the horizon.
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Tunc Tezel




Jupiter and Milky Way

The summer view of the Milky Way in the northern hemisphere accompanies the dazzling light of bright planet Jupiter.
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Tunc Tezel




Galactic Paradise

This heavenly view of the southern Milky Way arching in the sky is photographed from a remote island in the Pacific Ocean.
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Tunc Tezel




Stars and Civilizations

The disc of our home galaxy, the Milky Way, is photographed above valleys of small towns and villages near Bursa, Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Island Universe

An all-sky view above a tropical remote island in the southern Pacific Ocean.
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Tunc Tezel




Moon and Triple Planetary Conjunction

From a high altitude overlooking point on Mount Uludag of Turkey, the crescent Moon sets in the western horizon over lights of small villages in the valley.
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Tunc Tezel




Heavenly View above the Pacific Ocean

This heavenly view of the southern Milky Way arching in the sky is photographed from a remote island in the Pacific Ocean.
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Tunc Tezel




Planets and Zodiacal Light

As the evening twilight fades away in this remote island in the Pacific Ocean, the dazzling planet Venus shines above scattered clouds.
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Tunc Tezel




Comet and Capella

Comet McNaught C/2009 R1 is photographed during a close encounter with bright star Capella.
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Tunc Tezel




Pacific Evening

As the evening twilight fades away in this remote island in the Pacific Ocean, southern stars appear over the passing clouds.
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Tunc Tezel




Starry Sky of Cook Islands

The Milky Way, bright stars of Alpha and Beta Centauri, and the Southern Cross are photographed above palm trees in Mangaia; a small island of the Pacific.
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Tunc Tezel




Palm Trees and Milky Way

The Milky Way and its bright central bulge in constellations Scorpius and Sagittarius shines above palm trees in Mangaia; a small island of the Pacific.
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Tunc Tezel




Moonrise above Mysian Olympus

The full Moon rises above snow-covered peak of Mount Uludağ (Great Mountain in Turkish).
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Tunc Tezel




Milky Way above Toros Mountains

As the morning crescent Moon rises with Jupiter above the lights of Dalaman in southern Turkey, the band of Milky Way shines over Toros Mountains.
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Tunc Tezel




Ecliptic New Zealand

Four bright celestial beacons and a faint triangle of light follow the plane of the ecliptic as it arcs high through this southern hemisphere night skyscape.
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Tunc Tezel




Stormy Venus

The dazzling planet Venus shines above the stormy western horizon of Beynam Forest, about 40 km south of Ankara in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Moon and Venus above Istanbul

The Moon and Venus above the waters of Bosphorus in Istanbul.
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Tunc Tezel




Sky above Tired Sycamore

In this early morning all-sky view Lake Uluabat in Turkey, The Milky Way reaches the zenith where the three bright stars of the Summer Triangle are visible.
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Tunc Tezel




Mauna Kea All-Sky View

An all-sky view of a moonlit night of Mauna Kea, at the top of Hawaii. At 4200 meters high, over looking the Pacific Ocean.
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Tunc Tezel




Virtual Reality From Mauna Kea

When this Virtual Reality flash video loads you will see how it looks being on Mauna Kea, at the top of Hawaii, in a moonlit night.
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Tunc Tezel




Sky above Troy

Bright stars Capella, Betelgeuse, and Sirius descent to the western horizon above remains of the World Heritage site of Troy (Troia).
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Tunc Tezel




Moon, Venus, and Trojan Horse

Moon and Venus in the evening sky of Troy above a giant replica of Trojan Horse.
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Tunc Tezel




Roman Remains of Troy

Stars and passing clouds above Odeon from Roman era in the ancient city of Troy.
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Tunc Tezel




Moon and Venus above Demre, Antalya

The crescent Moon meets with planet Venus in early evening sky above Demre and Mediterranean Sea.
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Tunc Tezel




Milky Way and Zodiacal Light above Mediterranean

A starry seascape in Antalya province of Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Setting Winter Stars over Southern Turkey

In this starryscape from Lake Avlan near Elmali in Antalya province of Turkey, stars of the northern hemisphere's winter sky set in the west.
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Tunc Tezel




From Orion to Canopus

Bright star Procyon is visible on the top left and prominent constellation Orion is at upper right.
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Tunc Tezel




Desert Camp and Zodiacal Band

An all-sky view from Maranjab Desert of central Iran, made by taking and stitching several wide-angle photos.
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Tunc Tezel




Rising Scorpius and Approaching Storm

A starry seascape in Antalya province of Turkey. Constellation Scorpius rises on the left and the Summer Milky Way appears through the passing clouds.
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Tunc Tezel




Evening View from Southern Turkey

In this evening twilight of Spring the crescent moon in the constellation Gemini sets over Toros Mountains, near Kas in southern Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Milky Way from Toros Mountains

The brightest region of the Milky Way in the constellations Scorpius and Sagittarius appears in the starry sky of Toros Mountains, near Kas in southern Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Mediterranean Sky View in Virtual Reality

The winter sky of northern hemisphere is seen here in an all-sky view from the dark shores of Mediterranean Sea in Patara Beach, southern Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Winter Panorama

A crystal clear winter night above mountains near Kas in southwestern Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Light Galaxy

The Summer view of the Milky Way is photographed from the northern hemisphere in Turkey. The bright "star" is at upper right is planet Jupiter.
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Tunc Tezel




Seaside Planet

In a summer moonlit night of Kaputas Beach near Kas in southwestern Turkey, planet Jupiter shines above the calm waters of Mediterranean Sea.
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Tunc Tezel




Conjunction in All-Sky View

Winter sky as photographed from the dark shores of Mediterranean Sea in Patara Beach, southern Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




The Only Star of Shanghai

The night sky in Shanghai is "gone with the lights". The only "star" visible is this view of a summer Shanghai night is in fact bright planet Jupiter.
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Tunc Tezel




Moon Hides Antares

The 3-day old crescent moon hides the bright star Antares in a beautiful occultation event.
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Tunc Tezel




Halos around Partially Eclipsed Moon

The International Year of Astronomy 2009 ended with a partial lunar eclipse, as seen on this view from Turkey on the last hour of 2009.
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Tunc Tezel




8000 Years of History

Cassiopeia, Andromeda, Perseus, and star cluster Pleiades rise above the ancient city of Hattusa, a World Heritage Site in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Outside the Walls of an Ancient City

Planet Jupiter and constellation Pegasus shine above the rebuilt walls of the ancient city of Hattusa, a World Heritage Site in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Starry Night of Hittites

Winter stars, from Orion to Gemini and Canis Minor, rise above the rebuilt walls of the ancient city of Hattusa, a World Heritage Site in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Double Meteors above Turkey

Two meteors of the 2009 Geminid meteor shower are captured along with prominent constellations Orion and Canis Major.
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Tunc Tezel




All-sky Composite of Geminid Meteors

The annual Geminid meteor shower displayed a fascinating show in 2009, the best seen Geminid shower for many sky observers.
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Tunc Tezel




Starry Sky of a Mediterranean Harbor

Planet Jupiter and the summer Milky Way are captured above lights of Knidos, a harbor in southwest Turkey and an ancient Karian city.
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Tunc Tezel




Sky of Ancients

Planet Jupiter joins this stunning view of the Milky Way central part above Aphrodisias, an ancient city named after Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love.
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Tunc Tezel




Edge-on Milky Way

The Milky Way and the zodiacal light are captured in this all-sky view from Sinekci Pass in Toros Mountains of southern Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Big Dipper and City Lights

Big Dipper above the lights of Bursa as seen from Uludag, a 2050-meter high mountain in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Hawaii Starryscape

Northern hemisphere's autumn Milky Way from Cygnus to Perseus as seen from near Naalehu, the southernmost town in the Big Island of Hawaii.
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Tunc Tezel




Planets above Turkey

Three planets align along the ecliptic in this early morning view of Bursa, Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Milky Way and Zodiacal Band

The Milky Way and the zodiacal light are captured in this all-sky view of a winter night from Toros Mountains in southern Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Night View of an Ancient Amphitheater

Planet Jupiter joins this stunning view of the Milky Way central part above Aphrodisias, an ancient city named after Aphrodite.
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Tunc Tezel




Scorpion Rise in Western Turkey

As the evening darkness arrives at the ancient city of Sardis in Turkey, the stars of Scorpius rise above the ancient remains, not far from Izmir.
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Tunc Tezel




Equinox Fisheye View

The all-sky view in the night of vernal equinox (the beginning of Spring) from dark highlands in the western Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




The City of Aphrodite

Northern stars above an ancient city named after Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love, and the equivalent of Venus.
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Tunc Tezel




Milky Way over Gallipoli

The summer Milky Way rise above the waters of Gallipoli Peninsula, between the Sea of Marmara and Aegean Sea in north west Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Moonset in North West Turkey

Outshining a light house, the Moon sets in the waters of Gallipoli Peninsula, between the Sea of Marmara and Aegean Sea in north west Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Moon, Mercury and Saturn

The crescent Moon appears low in the evening sky Turkey, while planets Mercury and Saturn are barely visible in the bright twilight.
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Tunc Tezel




Jupiter Over the Mediterranean

A picturesque starscape capped a serene seascape in Antalya province of Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Conjunction above Hot Springs

Conjunction of the Moon and Venus in constellation Gemini, with Mars further up in Taurus, and the prominent Orion on the left.
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Tunc Tezel




Mercury, Saturn and Lighthouse

In an early evening sky, planets Saturn and Mercury (lower and brighter) are photographed with the Knidos Lighthouse in southwest Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Assos All-Sky View

The Milky Way and bright planet Jupiter shine in this all-sky view from the Athena Temple in Assos, Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




To See or Not to See

The eclipsed sun in the longest total solar eclipse of the century as seen on 22 July 2009 from Jinshanwei in Shanghai region.
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Tunc Tezel




Moon and Three Planets

In the morning of June 21st, 2009 before the summer solstice sun rises above the Sandras Mountain in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Cassiopeia to Big Dipper

The northern stars, from the Cassiopeia at left to Polaris at top middle and the Big Dipper at right.
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Tunc Tezel




Venus, Mars, and the Seven Sisters

Planets Venus (the brightest) and Mars (closely above Venus) meet with Pleiades, the Seven Sister star cluster.
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Tunc Tezel




Snow and Stars

The stars of the northern hemisphere winter nights shine above snow-covered landscape of southern Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Aristotle Nightscape

The Milky Way and planet Jupiter above the Athena Temple in Assos, a village in the Aegean seaside amid ancient ruins.
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Tunc Tezel




Lights and Stars

The evening view shows constellations Auriga, Perseus, and Cassiopeia above the Aegean See (left) and inland lakes in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Sardis and Twins

As the evening darkness arrives at the ancient city of Sardis in Turkey, the stars of Gemini (the Twins) and Auriga sets behind Sardis Gymnasium, the best preserved part of the city.
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Tunc Tezel




Milky Ways Fades in City Light

The summer Milky Way fades away in the lights of small town of Odemis in the Izmir province of Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Sky Panorama Over Lake Salda

The starry sky appeared shine above Lake Salda in southwestern Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Mediterranean All-sky View

The winter sky of northern hemisphere is seen here in an all-sky view from the dark shores of Mediterranean Sea in Patara Beach, southern Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Safranbolu Evening Moon

In a late summer evening, the crescent Moon appears above the historic town of Safranbolu in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Sky above Aegean Sea

Looking west from a rocky hill at the Aegean Seashore in Turkey, this early evening view shows the winter stars arcing above zodiacal light.
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Tunc Tezel




Mediterranean Winter Sky

Gems of winter sky as photographed from the dark shores of Mediterranean Sea in Patara Beach, southern Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Venus and Aegean Sea

Bright planet Venus appears above the Aegean seaside near Izmir in western Turkey, shortly after the sunset.
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Tunc Tezel




Venus and Zodiacal Light

As the night darkness arrives in Lake Salda in southwestern Turkey, the cone shape glow of the zodiacal light appears in the western horizon.
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Tunc Tezel




Moon and Venus

Conjunction of the Moon and Venus in the evening sky of Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Milky Way and Morning Light

In an early morning of southwestern Turkey as the clouds retreat, the summer Milky Way appear like a false dawn.
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Tunc Tezel




Lake View

The bright stars of winter nights and patchy light of the Milky Way, appear through the passing clouds above Lake Salda in southwestern Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Orion to Canopus

Gems of winter sky as photographed from the dark shores of Mediterranean Sea in Patara Beach, southern Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Four Seasons of Lake Venus

The seasonal change of the sky and landscape is captured in this one-year photo series from a small lake in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Night at Xanthos

Night at the ancient capital of Lycia, in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Mediterranean Moonset

The setting crescent Moon, planet Jupiter, and the summer Milky Way shine above the southern coastline of Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Letoon Mosaics

Northern stars, from Cassiopeia to Polaris are visible in this image from the ancient sanctuary of Letoon.
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Tunc Tezel




Winter Sky

Winter sky is dominated by dazzling colorful stars, from Aldebaran (top), to stars of Orion (center), and Sirius (bottom).
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Tunc Tezel




The Ancient Lycia

The beautiful line of Venus, the Moon, and Jupiter in the evening sky above the 2500 years old capital of Lycia.
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Tunc Tezel




Mount Nemrut Milky Way

The summer Milky Way and bright planet Jupiter shine above the ancient statues of Nemrut Dağı or Mount Nemrut.
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Tunc Tezel




Hot Springs Conjunction

The pairing of the Moon and Venus, with Jupiter further up (top left), shine in the evening twilight above Pamukkale hot springs in south-western Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




The Moon Shines on Zeus

Stars and the Crescent Moon shine in early morning sky above the 2000-year old statues of Mount Nemrut in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Mount Nemrut at Dawn

Winter constellations, from Orion to Canis Major shine in early morning sky above the 2000-year old statues of Mount Nemrut in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Aegean Sea Milky Way

In a restful early evening of summer the Milky Way and bright planet Jupiter shines above the coast of Aegean Sea, near Izmir, Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Stars and Lightning

Lightning and stars of Cassiopeia above the coast of Aegean Sea.
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Tunc Tezel




Moon and Planets above Northern Anatolia

Moon meets with three planets in the evening sky view above small Turkish town of Kaynasli.
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Tunc Tezel




Milky Way Road Trip

The Milky Way shines above Uludag or the Great Mountain in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Night of an Ancient Library

Stars of Leo, the Lion and planets Saturn, Mars shine above the Library of Celsus in Ephesus, a city of ancient Anatolia.
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Tunc Tezel




Lunar Eclipse All Sky

The all sky fish eye view is photographed during August 2008 deep partial eclipse of the Moon.
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Tunc Tezel




Siberian Totality

Phases of the August 2008 solar eclipse are captured in this multi exposure digital image above the Ob Sea.
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Tunc Tezel




Eclipse above Ob Sea

The total solar eclispe above the coast of Ob Sea, a large lake near Novosibirsk in Russia-Siberia.
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Tunc Tezel




Moon, Lake, Planets

A rare and beautiful line of Saturn, Mars, star Regulus and the crescent Moon over Lake Uluabatin Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




NLC Surprise

Noctilucent clouds are high-latitude phenomenon but here they are surprisingly captured above Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Venus Loop

Is that Venus or an airplane? A common ponderable for sky enthusiasts is deciding if that bright spot near the horizon is the planet Venus.
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Tunc Tezel




The Roman Sky

Starry night above the Temple of Hadrianus and the marble road or the Arcadian Street in Ephesus, built in 2nd century AD.
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Tunc Tezel




Seasons

In this all-sky fisheye composite image the daily trail of the sun are shown in three special days.
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Tunc Tezel




Forest Eclipse

The eclipsed Moon sets behind the forest hills.
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Tunc Tezel




Milky Way Panorama

The rising Summer Milky Way above a dark sky site in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Gems of Centaurus

Omega Centauri, a globular cluster of several million stars and the largest of its own in our galaxy soars above a dark forest.
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Tunc Tezel




Moon and the Messenger

A slender crescent Moon and bright planet Mercury (the Messenger in Roman Mythology)
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Tunc Tezel




Setting Hexagon

Stars of Winter Hexagon with all the prominent constellationss set above a small lake in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




The Mouth of Giant

Moonlight on Halemaumau crater (bottom right), a one-kilometer diameter volcanic crater in Hawaii.
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Tunc Tezel




Rock Tomb Night

Winter stars above one of the most prominent Lycian rock tombs in seaside of Kas harbour in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Twilight of the Volcanic Crater

The deep blue morning twilight rise above Halemaumau crater of Hawaii.
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Tunc Tezel




Top of Hawaii Night Panorama

Hawaiian valleys and volcanic mountains under the moonlight as seen from the highest peak of the islands, Mauna Kea.
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Tunc Tezel




Night at the Ancient Amphetheatre

Moonrise over the amphitheatre of Antiphellos (ancient Kas) which was built in the first Century BC by the Lycians in the Hellenistic era.
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Tunc Tezel




Planetary Alignment

Planets and the old morning crescent Moon line up over the eastern horizon of Mount Bolu (Bolu Dagi) in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




New Moon of Istanbul

The thin new Moon shine in this twilight panorama across the Bosporus Strait and along the skyline of the historic city of Istanbul.
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Tunc Tezel




Lunar Eclispe over Mediterranean

The orange-red eclipsed Moon in morning sky of Mediterranean seaside at Kas, Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Mediterranean Eclipse Morning

The orange-red eclipsed Moon among the stars of Leo during a total lunar eclipse, photographed in pre-dawn sky of Mediterranean seaside at Kas, Turkey
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Tunc Tezel




Venus and Jupiter over Turkey

Venus and Jupiter make an eye-catching pair of only 1-degree apart, over mountains near Bursa of Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Madrid Annular Eclipse

Annular solar eclipse of 2005 October 3 over Parque del Retiro, Madrid.
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Tunc Tezel




Evening Venus Dance

Spanning about 7 months, this image shows planet Venus motion above western evening horizon of Bolu in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Uludag Winter

Orion rise over snow-covered peaks of Uludağ Mountain; the ancient Mysian Olympus.
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Tunc Tezel




Evening and Morning Triangle

The Summer Triangle is not just an asterism for summer nights of northern observers
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Tunc Tezel




Summer Solstice Moon

The Full Moon through the night of Summer Solstice (June 21-22) over the city of Bursa in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




The Hidden Lake

Northern stars from Ursa Major to Polaris and Cassiopeia over Abant Lake in Turkey, covered by thick layer of ice and fresh snow. Tunc Tezel.
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Tunc Tezel




The Winter Milky Way

Bright stars and dim Milky Way of Winter over Abant Lake nature park in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Winter Fisheye

All sky view through a fisheye lens shows stars of winter sky.
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Tunc Tezel




Celestial Triangle

Planets Venus (the brightest) and Saturn (the lowest in the three) meet with star Regulus in Leo.
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Tunc Tezel




Tutulemma: Total solar eclipse analemma

The world's only tutulemma, an analemma photo that includes a total solar eclipse
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Tunc Tezel




Hawaiian night

Autumn stars on a clear night at Punaluu Black Sand Beach on the big island of Hawaii, USA.
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Tunc Tezel




Mauna Kea night

Moonlit night at the 4200-meter high peak of Mauna Kea, Hawaii, USA
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Tunc Tezel




Mediterranean fireball

A stunning bright meteor of the November 2001 Leonid meteor shower over the Mediterranean coast
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Tunc Tezel




November comet

Comet Holmes a few nights after its eruption among the stars of Perseus.
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Tunc Tezel




After snow

A short but intense November 2007 snowstorm in the Bolu mountains of Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Venus meets winter stars

Graceful western horizon over a small pond in Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Moonrise in Turkey

Nearly barren mountain granite resembles the Moon's surface.
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Tunc Tezel




Uludag winter night

The night sky from one of the peaks of Uludag, Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




Bursa Bat

The photographer found a vantage point 1735 meters above sea level with a view to Bursa, Turkey.
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Tunc Tezel




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