moussette transit nov 2019
Mercury Transit by Philippe Moussette

Despite uncooperative weather, Phillppe Moussette managed to capture the Transit of Mercury in this composite image.

Pacman Nebula by Ian Barredo
Pacman Nebula by Ian Barredo

It took 21 hours of shooting to capture this beautifully balanced photograph of Pacman Nebula. Photographer Ian Barredo explains.

Rho Ophiuci Stellar System by André Cajolais
Rho Ophiuchi Stellar System by André Cajolais

The composition of stars and whisper-like gases and dust scored top marks with judges this week.

Sundogs by Anthony Damtsis
Sundogs by Anthony Damtsis

A daylight phenomenon, spontaneously captured on a smartphone, is the week’s winner.

Elephant’s Trunk Nebula by Kimberly and Laurie Sibbald
Elephant’s Trunk Nebula by Kimberly and Laurie Sibbald

Big things are possible with smaller scopes.

Painted Trees Near Lac-Cayamant by Joe Bonner
Painted Trees Near Lac-Cayamant by Joe Bonner

This week’s winner is Joe Bonner with his shot of the Milky Way over trees, taken at Lac Cayamant, Quebec, in August 2019.

Heart Nebula in Cassiopeia by Yves Tremblay
Heart Nebula by Yves Tremblay

A two-tile mosaic of the Heart Nebula in Cassiopeia wins Photo of the Week.

Crooked Bush by Anthony Tony
Crooked Bush by Anthony Tony

A vivid portrait of Crooked Bush frames the Saskatchewan night sky.

North America Nebula by Stephan Hamel
North America Nebula by Stephan Hamel

Cygnus, the Swan, flies high overhead in this Photo of the Week.