Vincent Brady took this dramatic photo on February 24, about 45 minutes after dusk. Do yourself a favor and click here to see a larger version of this panoramic image. Vincent wrote:
Shooting several nights in the desert in late February I was prepared to witness this sight thanks to EarthSky’s article on zodiacal light. I found it to be very informative. Thanks for helping me understand this solar system phenomenon!
See more photography by Vincent Brady at his website.
Eleanor Imster has helped write and edit EarthSky since 1995. She was an integral part of the award-winning EarthSky radio series almost since it began until it ended in 2013. Today, as Lead Editor at EarthSky.org, she helps present the science and nature stories and photos you enjoy. She also serves as one of the voices of EarthSky on social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and G+. She and her husband live in Tennessee and have two grown sons.