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Boat launch into the Milky Way

Milky Way reflected in the calm waters of Moosehead Lake in Maine’s Lily Bay State Park.

Photo credit: Mike Taylor

Photo credit: © Mike Taylor – Taylor Photography. Thank you Mike!

Thank you to EarthSky Facebook friend Mike Taylor for this beauty! Mike wrote:

The Milky Way reflected in the calm waters at the Dunn Point boat launch in Lily Bay State Park – Moosehead Lake, Maine. The reflections are 100% real and this was accomplished using a very high ISO of 6400. This image has been processed through Lightroom 4 & Photoshop CS5.

EXIF data: Nikon D600 & 14-24mm @ 14, f/2.8, 30 secs, ISO 6400, 10/03/13, 8:40 PM

You can see a larger version of this image and more of Mike’s photos at his Landscape Astrophotography portfolio.

Eleanor Imster