Striking Photos Show the Allure of Adventuring After Dark

When the sun sinks below the horizon and vast, starry skies appear, not everyone turns in for the night. For certain adventurers, evening brings a whole new world of opportunity—each one with an epic view of Earth’s atmosphere and what lies beyond it.

Wonders of Iceland
Photograph by Mika-Pekka Markkanen
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Matterhorn star trail
Photograph by Natalia Grebesheva
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Another world – Tongariro National Park
Photograph by Alexander Brown
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Breaking Dawn
Photograph by Vinay Balla
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Northern lights reflections in Tromsø
Photograph by David González
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See thrilling exploits and brilliant starry skies in these National Geographic Your Shot images.
by Lauren O’Brien

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