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We’re looking for images you’ve taken of your sky—whether those images are of galaxies captured through a telescope or perhaps pictures of an incredible night sky, an eclipse, a star party, or a rocket launch. We can’t guarantee that we’ll publish every image and story—but we will look at each and every one and will showcase as many as possible here on our website and a few might make it to our magazine, The Planetary Report. We look forward to seeing your Sky. Share Your Sky »





 MY SKY Images from Our Members

Hell hangs high!

Venus at its greatest eastern elongation of 2017. Captured using an iPhone 6s.

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Gabriela Mistral

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MY STORY Stories From Our Members

The Earth's protectors

by Michella Warren

December 20, 2016

I am half native American Indian from the Navajo tribe (Apache de Navajo), and half Bahraini Arabic. I would say that if this has taught me anything, it’s that you should never judge a book by its cover, and by that I mean people. I have learned different ways of viewing life and the way people see the world as a whole because of my parents’ backgrounds.

One thing I have always loved about space is that by looking up, I was never judged. I was always a fan of science, as in my culture we view the Earth and the ... more »

Member for 40 years

by Bibbi Ahrnstedt

December 20, 2016

Thank you for the journey. I will end my membership 2017. I am sending my glass image, "Tribute to the Universe" and thank you all www.glassfusing.nu Greetings and love, Bibbi Ahrnstedt Sweden

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Amateur Astronomer in the 60's

by Richard Stewart

December 5, 2016

When I was in High School in Missoula Montana, I constructed 2 reflecting telescopes. The first was a six-inch then I ground a 10 inch. The larger one was long-focus (9.3) and great on planetary and lunar work. I eventually entered my 10-inch along with studies on Lunar Surfaces (Craters and Mountains) in the Montana Science Fair and won 3rd in Astronomy and Light. After moving to Kansas, I continued to observe and draw planets and lunar features.

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