Galactic Rise

By: Luc Perrot


Region: Indian Ocean

Site: Reunion Island - France

Spot: Piton de la Fournaise

Date: 2014 May 22


From the photographer: "Self-portrait in front of the central bulge of our Milky Way. The Lagoon Nebula (M8) is particularly visible at the bottom of the image. To her left is the Trifid Nebula (M20). Colorful Rho Ophiuchi clouds are on the upper left corner."

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