The stars in the skies over the Yosemite Valley illuminate the features of the park during a 17-minute exposure.
The skies above Mono Lake, captured by photographer Joe Parks and posted on Flickr.
The stars shine brightly over Death Valley National Park near Furnace Creek Ranch.
Stargazing can take on a party atmosphere in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.
Can you believe this is midnight in Joshua Tree National Park? Star trails form a circle around the North Star during an almost hour-long exposure.
One of our favorite places to see stars? Griffith Park Observatory. Admittedly, there’s plenty of light pollution ...
But it’s still a great place to see a full moon -- or a blue moon.