Terje Sorgjerd makes beautiful time-lapse videos.
This one, which is making the rounds of science blogs, captures not only stunning views of the Milky Way but also El Teide, the highest mountain in Spain.
Each year the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, UK, holds an astronomy photography competition. This year’s nominations are no less stunning than any other year.
Because of the latter the Museum is currently holding an Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. That link has info about the contest, the judges, and some of the best pics.
You can see the flickr group with all the submissions here. There are some truly amazing space photos there. The fact that they’re all taken from Earth makes them doubly amazing.