With lockdowns reducing pollution, night skies in Swindon have become clearer.

These are stunning starry night pictures from members of the Swindon and Wiltshire Camera Club.

If you would like to contribute your photography, you can join the Swindon and Wiltshire Camera Club group on Facebook.

For more of our camera club galleries click here.

Swindon Advertiser: Steve Bessent Wish Hounds Croft Wood Swindon

Steve Bessent pictures the starry sky above Lou Hamilton’s unusual Wish Hounds sculpture in Croft Wood

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Stunning sky scene from Steve Bessent

Swindon Advertiser: Emma Sanger-Horwell 2

Emma Sanger-Horwell captures Orion Nebula, where new stars are formed

Swindon Advertiser: Emma Sanger-Horwell

Orion over Old Town, from Emma Sanger-Horwell 

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Swindon Advertiser: Sunset taken from pewsey walkers hill.Sunset taken from pewsey walkers hill.