About The World At Night

The World At Night (TWAN) team of expert landscape astrophotographers has created a collection of photographs and time-lapse videos of the world’s most beautiful and historic sites against a nightime backdrop of stars, planets and celestial events.  This award-winning project has had dozens of images featured on NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day and the website of National Geographic.

Browse the TWAN website for more.

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Program Goals

  • Create a large online collection of nightscape photos and timelapse videos
  • Show the night sky in the context of landmarks worldwide
  • Increase awareness of the wonders of the night sky
  • Demonstrate the connection between Earth, sky, and culture