Photograph by James Balog in The return of Halley's Comet in my lifetime was not as spectacular as it was in I did not see it myself, the weather was overcast for most of the period it could be seen in my part of the world.
Comet Lovejoy sails through the solar system in a green haze leaving cometary dust in its wake. is the fifth comet to have been discovered by Australian amateur astronomer and astrophotographer, Terry Lovejoy
Photograph: Mark Hanson/Astronomy Photographer of the Year NGC 6888 by Mark Hanson (US). This colourful starscape taken from Rancho Hidalgo, New Mexico, US reveals the searing heat of the Crescent Nebula glowing in a whirl of red and blue.