For this photo contest, we invited you to share your best photos showing the beauty and mystery of the nighttime with chances for the winner to select the prize. Congratulations to the following finalists:

"bring me to the moon " by joecas

"Crane " by Mantasg

"Nightime in Perth " by Adam_Wade

"FB_IMG_1648041673245 " by christineujones

"Busy Road to The Eiffel Tower Paris Bob Riach Jigsaw Photography LTD " by Bob-Riach

"Yak-9 at sunset " by TedCobbett

"Singapore CBD at Dusk " by Ckayphotos

"North Bridge at night " by vasja2k

"Dead Tree Moonrise " by jimstennette

"Galactic Monuments " by MatthewKou

"High-rise building " by Maxlam

"Andes Skies " by rcscharf

"DCP_4047-Edit " by dscham

"Egton Landscape Milky Way " by davidrelph

"Metra Stop on Narragansatt " by inesgardea

"Good Night, Utah " by Juliocastropardo

"Manhattan Bridge " by didierciambra

" " by ritamaga

"The Capitol Theater " by VanceImaging

"Craigs Hut " by Ozscapes

"Tower bridge @ night " by RuwanFonseka

"The way to the north " by RalfvonSamson

"LIGHTS ON CURVES ROAD TOTHE MILKY WAY " by ElObservatorio

"20211206-9626_JPWALDRON " by jpwaldron

"Groovy Bean " by critter

"_DSC9478-2 " by TheoShilton

"Petronas Towers " by annetteflottwell

"Cape May Angry Lightning 6 Aug 2011 " by doubleplay

"Derelict Dakota beneath the Aurora " by SueLeonardPhotography

"Golden Gate Bridge 10.26.16 (257)-2 13x19.5 n " by samfashionphoto

"Night At The Cathedral " by albaker

"Alignment (Jupiter, Mars, Venus And Orion " by craigkeane

"The Guardians " by PhilipEaglesfield

"Lucky Leo’s " by kevinplant26

"camp" by rcscharf

"Vernazza, Cinque Terre, Italy " by Patosan

"Night Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan " by sanchosss_muse

"Maassluis my hometown " by nathanokkerse

"Lost in the Night " by tonyvasquez

"Barcaccia " by antoniozarli

"Wonderland " by JCSimoes

"Purple for Pleasure " by JeRoen_Murre

"Lights and Lines " by (A)kateashleymoore

"Denver's Diner.JPG " by MikeBrunswig

"light the fuse. " by MSCLS

"Late night Ball " by dardur

"Steel Jacket Platform " by mr.naves_inspectorem

"Sink or Swim " by jonwolding

"Brisbane-at-Night--33 " by ClayJRider

"Night along the Seine " by cavazbe

"The Bridge To Sanctuary - Cologne Cathedral and Railway Bridge " by Davidbrownimages33

"Arthur Ravenal Jr. Bridge - Charleston SC " by Twmooney

"Another night in Budapest " by Nurlan_Tahirli

"Starry Night " by colenekeefer

"Brooklyn Bridge " by KanaPhotography

"Carousel Time Lapse " by KennethKeifer

"Winter night at Stralsund harbour " by pixelmac

"Newtown Colors " by oscardjrock

"Tower Bridge " by chris_smith

"Blue hour Giraffe " by DeBeerWildlifePhotography

"Eiffel " by bojben

"Car light trails on the Foyle Bridge " by bernardward

"Freeway Lights " by johnknudsen

"Senja " by CarlosNunoTojo

"Man, Moon And Manorola " by PaulPersys

"Burj Khalifa Moon Rise " by MikeW

"A Night at the Opera " by marcusburtenshaw

"Breakthrough Moment " by chrisantoniniphotography

"Arctic Love " by EpicByErika

"Viadukt " by PF-pics

"Vienna " by pkasprzycka

"#270/365 Night Light " by debralincolnmacpherson

"Galactic_Favaritx_Menorca " by gilesrrocholl

"Double Honda Night " by xaltair

"Budapest Parliament " by danielleanderson

"Love is Blue " by pedroquintela

"Wat Arun " by bendikstalheim

"Starry Reflections " by Derek_Winters

"Night Sentinels " by IOBPhotos

"From North to South " by WillNoursePhotography

"Rides At The County Fair " by photosbyjoesaladino

"Planet Miami " by FredGramoso

"DTLA-0400-2 " by Rinkrat

"GC N2 " by gregdickson

"Night's Gift " by Smi77y

"Louvre Lightning Pyramid " by Ananta

"On a starry night in an idyllic land garden " by rsung

"Old ways won’t open new doors " by Hedde

"Es Pontàs and The Cave " by marcmarcoripoll

"Infinity " by C_Rane

"Coast Guard Light. " by DavidZulch

"Arrival " by Andreas_Voigt

"beach night sky " by ShiftingLightPhotography

"Standing Amongst Monuments " by GabrielCarlsonCreations

"Moonlight Flight " by GayleLucci

"Sparks Fly, Steel Wool (w/o Kad), 1x2, 11.2017 " by KColbyPhotography

"Asian Girl with neon lights " by shantanuchandra

"home sweet home " by Guillaume

"Camping-Cliffside " by tracymunson

"Bridge Over Calming Waters " by EdwardPeiPhotography

"City by night " by RTDPhotos

"Long exposure drone shot of the LunaPark in Manoel Island, Malta " by justinciappara

"Dark Series III " by SPSPhotos

"Old Maverick Road, Big Bend NPS " by scottsmallie

"Late Night " by larryrogers

"Atomium " by Macpwm

"Rocklyn Zion United Methodist Church " by BigJer

"Twilight " by LivingLenz

"Reverie " by kapuschinsky

"WEB-WinterSwept Tailights " by lauragardner

"Some in the universe " by yakushevgeniy

"Budapest parliament at night " by sszever

"_Peñiscola " by HadaMagicaFotografia

"Moon Rise over Palouse Falls " by billsisson

"Night Lines " by KyleBardenPhotography

"Rainier Cloud Dance " by stevezimmerman

"Wild Dinner " by stefanozocca

"56 " by AlexanderGornikiewicz

"downtown " by iwangroot

"The Great Indoors: Astrophotography in Lockdown " by matthew.eden

"Maribor my place " by Prijaznica

"Lights and colors on the water " by (A)aidagri

"Magere Brug " by (A)JohanBer

"On The Moskva River Bank " by (A)alexlevinsky

"Fall Break Got Me Going like... " by (A)mea115546

"Wharf ferris wheel " by (A)jensen9cat

"holiday lights " by (A)ela0311

"Aurora over Godafoss " by (A)hammerphotos

"The Rooftops of Waverley Station " by (A)geminatrix

"Steel City " by (A)ventenni

"Deception Pass " by (A)Leon213

"Colors of the night " by (A)gbulgini

"The big fish " by (A)AdCarreira

"Night walking around Nantong " by (A)magdalenastrojnowska

"This makes me smile " by (A)CreatingACalm