Here are the most popular picture galleries out of 2017:
Moon sweeps past Venus and Mars. Past Venus swept after sunset from the west, since 2017 opened. Mars was still there, also, and, for people Neptune, with optical assistance! Go to gallery.
As seen from the Northern Hemisphere, the moon, Venus and Mars arced upward and on to the left of the sunset Sunday evening, January 1, 2017. Photo by Gowrishankar Lakshminarayanan Parsippany, New Jersey. More photographs here.
February 10-11 lunar eclipse. There is A penumbral eclipse delicate, but also has a quiet beauty all of its own. Go to gallery.
February 10, 2017 full moon with a tinge of all Earth shadow observable. Photo by Mike O’Neal. More photographs.
Moon and Jupiter. Wonderful photographs of this moon and Jupiter on June 3, 2017, from around the globe. Go to gallery.
Moon and Jupiter on June 3, 2017 in Deirdre Horan at Dublin, Ireland. More photographs.
Summer full moon. EarthSky buddies are moon-lovers! Favourite photos of this July 2017 full moon out of EarthSky buddies around the globe. Go to gallery.
John Ashley in Glacier National Park, Montana, wrote: “The July 2017 full moon rises over Mount Saint Nicholas on its way to a warm summer months. Video on my FB page in JohnAshleyFineArt. More photographs. “
Complete Solar Panels. We received many more wonderful pictures of the August 21 eclipse than for any previous event. Go to gallery.
Sue Waddell donated this teaser publication from Eastview, Kentucky, in which there was a 98.3percent Gee. More photographs.
Orionid meteor shower. October’s Orionid meteor shower didn’t disappoint. Go to gallery.
Composite image of meteors found on the morning of October 21, 2017 from Simon Lee Waldram of Fuerteshoot at Spain. More photographs.
A grand year to the Geminids. December’s Geminid meteor shower was believed to have a better-than-average likelihood of producing a rich screen, since the Geminids’ parent body — a pretty strange rock-comet called 3200 Phaethon — is nearby. So it was! Go to gallery.
“The Geminids are good,” reported veteran meteor observer Eliot Herman at Tucson, Arizona, that captured this fireball on the afternoon of December 14 roughly 4 Gamble More photographs.
Bottom line: Favorite Earthsky photo galleries of 2017.