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Milky Way over Green Lake, in Horsham, Australia

The glow of a town and more-distant glow of the zodiacal light shine above an Australia lake. Even farther away is the arc of the Milky Way.

Photo by Lynton Brown Landscapes in Australia.  Visit Lynton Brown's Facebook page.

View larger. | Photo by Lynton Brown Landscapes in Australia. Visit Lynton Brown’s Facebook page.

Lynton Brown stitched together 9 portrait images to show the Milky Way over Green Lake, in Horsham, Australia on September 21, 2014. The glow above the water on the right – behind the tree – are town lights over Horsham. And the mysterious glow on the left? It’s the elusive zodiacal light.

Nikon D800e, 14mm Nikor glass, iso1250, 30sec, f2.8

Composite created Photoshop, and lighting adjusted using Lightroom.

Deborah Byrd

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