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Monument Valley Milky Way by Mike Mezeul II

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The spectacular Milky Way over Dinosaur National Monument. The “Prancing Horse” nebula—a feature of the dust cloud that appears as the silhouetted image of a horse with its fore legs raised—is visible at the bottom right.

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MilkyRoad (USA) by Mike Mezeul II Photography

MilkyRoad (USA) by Mike Mezeul II Photography

Death Valley 💀

A panorama of the Milky Way with the tracks of sailing stones below, Death Valley, California by Dan Duriscoe.


Milky Way and faint aurora over Sørtinden in Tromvik, Norway. photo: John A Hemmingsen.

Aurore Boréale, la Nuit et ses Eblouissants Spectacles de Lumière

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