Incredible Nightscapes

This spectacular series of images show some of the most beautiful cosmic wonders from meteor showers to rare star displays. They were shot from various locations in Aspen, Colorado and Nevada, including Aspen Mountain and the Great Basin National Park. Photographer Thomas O’Brien captured the mesmerising arrangements over the course of 2012. Thomas, 38, said: “I was absolutely amazed that I could see auroras in my images, I had never expected to see this from colorado.