Milky Way in the Sky of Picos de Europa

By: Miguel Claro


Region: Europe

Site: Picos de Europa National Park - Spain

Date: 2015 June 14

A circular 360 night panorama in Picos de Europa National Park in Northern Spain reveals the Milky Way path crossing the Zenith. In this fulldome view the ground is surrounded by mountains and an isolated chalet (center). A bright star is shinning in blue hues. This is Vega in constellation Lyra, forming a well-known asterism Summer Triangle with two other bright stars Deneb (in Cygnus) and Altair (in Aquila). At the left side, the core of the Galaxy is right above the horizon featuring the colorful cosmic dust. home to many deep sky wonders.

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