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EarthSky // Today's Image Release Date: Jun 29, 2014

Summer night in Iowa

Lake Sugema, in southeast Iowa, was alive with insects chirping, bats flying, and bullfrogs croaking. Photo by Kevin Palmer.

Photo credit: Kevin Palmer

Photo credit: Kevin Palmer

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Kevin Palmer wrote:

Lake Sugema was alive on this night with insects chirping, bats flying, and bullfrogs croaking. The green lines are from a firefly that buzzed in front of my camera. Southeast Iowa has some of the darkest skies in the midwest and the milky way was breathtaking as the stars were reflected almost perfectly on the calm water.

Thank you Kevin!

See more of Kevin Palmer’s photos here.

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