A collection of galleries of constellation portraits, with short-exposure nightscapes and long exposure images showing deep-sky details, suitable for constellation guidebooks.
117 imagesA gallery of images of the Big Dipper (a.k.a. Plough or Wagon) and/or Ursa Major, the Great Bear, in the northern hemisphere sky. This includes close-ups and wide-angle nightscapes. This gallery is presented in chronological order, with the newest images first.
191 imagesA gallery of constellation photos specifically of Orion the Hunter, from both the Northern and Southern Hemisphere skies. This includes long-exposure closeups and wide-angle nightscapes. This gallery is presented in chronological order, with the newest images first.
337 imagesA gallery of wide-angle shots showing complete constellations. Note that the Big Dipper and Orion, the two most popular patterns, have their own dedicated galleries. This gallery is presented in alphabetical order by constellation name. Some images are of seasonal skies - i.e. "Autumn Constellations." Also check the Deep Sky: The Milky Way gallery for more.