Man Standing on Lawn at Nighttime by Hunter-Bryant

Top 15 Starry Background Images of 2021

If you found this page after searching for “Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh,” we apologize that this article has nothing to do with the painting. If, however, you are looking for starry night background images, you’re in just the right place! Join us on a celestial journey of pitch black night skies and bright stunning stars.

What’s more captivating than a starry night?

No one knows how many stars exist in the universe. The Milky Way alone is estimated to contain at least 300 billion stars. Regardless of the total number, one thing can be said of stars. Whether very old or very young, rich, poor, or just ordinary– we all gaze up at the same stars each night. Whereas we might lose interest with a book or activity, these tiny dots never cease to captivate us. Without further ado, here is a complilation of our favorite night star images on Wunderstock.

 

Trees And Stars at Nighttime by Wil-Stewart

Trees And Stars at Nighttime by Wil-Stewart

This long exposure of the night sky is great for a smartphone background.

 

Galaxy Photo by Clarisse-Meyer

Galaxy Photo by Clarisse-Meyer

Rather than simply take a photo the night sky, photographer Clarisse-Meyer added her own touch to the composition.

 

Milky Way Above Water by Kristopher-Roller

Milky Way Above Water by Kristopher-Roller

A beautiful night sky shining above a quiet bay.

 

Shooting Star in Night Sky by Diego-PH

Shooting Star in Night Sky by Diego-PH

Photographers use time lapses or combine multiple exposures to create effects like this part-sunset, part-night-sky photo.

 

Worm’s Eye View of Trees at Night Time by Ryan-Hutton

Worm's Eye View of Trees at Night Time by Ryan-Hutton

Because it’s so difficult to see stars in the city, we usually associate starry nights with remote wilderness. This mesmirizing starry night background image by Ryan-Hutton captures this perfectly.

 

Silhouette Mountain at Night Time by Vincentiu-Solomon

Silhouette Mountain at Night Time by Vincentiu-Solomon

We love the combination of black, purple, and orange.

 

Man Standing on Lawn at Nighttime by Hunter-Bryant

Man Standing on Lawn at Nighttime by Hunter-Bryant

“Silently, one by one, in the infinite meadows of heaven, Blossomed the lovely stars, the forget-me-nots of the angels.”
― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

Mountains with Trees Under White Star At Night by Nathan-Anderson

Mountains with Trees Under White Star At Night by Nathan-Anderson

The best starry nights are usually seen in northern latitudes during the winter.

 

Man Standing on Rock Under Green Aurora Borealis And White Clouds by Joshua-Earle

Man Standing on Rock Under Green Aurora Borealis And White Clouds by Joshua-Earle

This photo combines daytime and nightime exposures to create a rather interesting effect.

 

Summer Silhouette by Diego Hernandez

Summer Silhouette by Diego Hernandez

We never grow tired of the beautiful night sky.

 

Starry Skies In The Dessert Canyons by Nanessa Reyes

Starry Skies In The Dessert Canyons by Nanessa Reyes

This nighttime time lapse almost looks like a painting.

 

Two Green Leaf Trees Beside Mountain by Kayla-Gibson

Two Green Leaf Trees Beside Mountain by Kayla-Gibson

 

 

Gradient Night Sky by Travis Soule

Gradient Night Sky by Travis Soule

This abstract starry sky image is also a very good choice for an iPhone or Android wallpaper.

 

Iphone Nightsky Stars by Jonas Svidras

Iphone Nightsky Stars by Jonas Svidras

A creative photo of a photographer taking a picture of the night sky.

 

Silhouette Photography of Trees And Sky by Aperture-Vintage

Silhouette Photography of Trees And Sky by Aperture-Vintage

These orange and black hues work well together to create a very interesting image.

 

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