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Astronomy is one of the most ancient of sciences. The sight of stars, glowing ferociously somewhere far, far away, moving silently and graciously from one corner of the sky to another, blinking with a certain degree of mischievousness, has been fascinating the minds of humans all over the globe for millennia.
The invention of the telescope in the 17th century couldn't have come sooner. Those in love with the sky got what they wanted so badly - a way to have a closer look at objects so distant, no writer nor poet was able to find the words strong enough to describe it.
Four hundred years on, the Internet lets us study astronomy without the need to purchase any expensive bits of equipment. Thanks to passionate astronomers from around the world that take outstandingly detailed shots and write great articles, stars have become closer to us than they ever were. AstroBin is one of the shrines of this religion. Brilliant photos of the sky can be found on the website.
AstroBin's Image of the Day page showcases the most prominent works by the members of the community. Just like the title suggests, the page gets updated with new, high-resolution images every day. The photos come with plenty of additional information that will be of use to beginners and experts alike. Best of all, there is no paywall and there is no requirement to sign up to get the higher-resolutions versions of the photos.