The World At Night (TWAN) is an international effort to present stunning nightscape photos and timelapse videos of the world’s landmarks against celestial attractions. TWAN is a bridge between art, science, and culture.

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Shingo Takei


Born in 1969 in Japan, Shingo started shooting astrophotography in Mongolia, when he saw the total eclipse (1997) and then the Comet Hale-Bopp. From 1998, Takei started to publish his works in astronomy magazines and other related publications. He is specialized in Landscape astrophotography focusing on "Harmony between mankind and the stars".