Welcome to the Terrastro Gallery where you can explore photography and time-lapse videos by Alex Cherney.

Alex lives in Melbourne, Australia where he works as IT consultant and enjoys observing and photographing southern night sky.

Daughter’s kindergarten project on Space inspired Alex to take up astronomy and astrophotography in 2007. He developed a passion for time-lapse photography and travels throughout Australia and the world to photograph the most beautiful landscapes under the stars of the Milky Way. Alex loves to connect ocean, land and sky in his work.

His images and videos were published on covers of ScienceNature and other well-known astronomy magazines, book, numerous NASA APODs  and won prestigious Australian and international awards. Alex holds a Master of Science degree in Astronomy by the Swinburne Technology University (2018, Melbourne).

Alex is a passionate  astronomer and an active member of Mornington Peninsula Astronomical Society and ASV. He enjoys helping out to get people involved with astronomy at public and school viewing nights.

Alex is a member of TWAN and his recent images and videos can be found on Instagram, Facebook and Vimeo.