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Milky Way with Andromeda Galaxy (see arrow)

Posted by
Michael Skorulski (Toronto, Canada) on 25 August 2016 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Taken at a farm in Slovakia. Our galaxy has billions of stars. The oval smudge a little higher than the peak of the roof on the right edge of the photo is the Andromeda Galaxy (see arrow). It is the closest major galaxy to us, a mere 2.5 million light years. Spiral in shape, it is made of billions of stars.

Canon EOS 60D 28 seconds ISO 1600 50 mm

Canon EOS 60D
28 seconds
ISO 1600
50 mm