Tall Pano Milky Way Well, there were not too many shooting stars the other night for the #perseids Meteor shower. I was up in the Santa Cruz mountains. I wish I had a large burst going right through the middle of this. Canon 5D MK III Canon 17-35mm f/2.8 L (Retro) 30 Seconds (Was a little too long actually) f/2.8 ISO 100 - http://smu.gs/Plic00
HubbleSite - Picture Album. NGC 4911 The galaxy, known as NGC 4911, contains rich lanes of dust and gas near its center. These are silhouetted against glowing newborn star clusters and iridescent pink clouds of hydrogen... more info on site.
Hubble's newest camera captured a pair of galaxies dancing, nicnamed "the mice" because of long tails of stars gas. The pair will eventually merge into one galaxy. This image shows the most detail starts ever seen in these galaxies.