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 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 an EarthSky.org Editor, she helps present the science and nature stories and photos you enjoy. She and her husband live in Tennessee, where they enjoy guitar playing and singing. They have 2 grown sons.