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Port of Seattle and Mount Ranier
On Beagle Channel
Horse running free on the beach
Strutting eagle
I Am Goat
Big Sur Sunset
Yellowstone Tree
Alistair on the stair
A raccoon at the beach
Arches within Fort Pickens
A tractor waiting in the desert of Southern Idaho.
The Moon drifts in front of the Lagoon and Trifid Nebulae
Wild horse passing White House Ruins while hiking in Canyon De Chelly
Dawn at Seney National Wildlife Refuge
The Lost Dutchman Park lit by light pollution from Apache Junction, AZ
Pink Water Lilly on a pond
Images of my father's work during the Civil Rights Era.
Pittsburgh Dequesne Incline with American Flag and Couple Kissing
Water Is Life - Native American Parade
Morning walk at Canon Beach OR
Native American Powwow
Butterfly on a clover.
Sunset over Clearwater
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
The Moon drifts in front of the Lagoon and Trifid Nebulae

This photo is a 3-hour long exposure of the central band of our Milkyway Galaxy, showing The Lagoon and Trifid Nebulae, about 4,077 light years away. I added the moon to show how large these cosmic structures are in the night sky.

TAGS: Arizona, Moon, Nature, Nebula, Night, Space, Stars, United States

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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States of America
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© Marc Leatham.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2015
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Date Uploaded: July 26, 2016, 5:34 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Mesa, Arizona, United States of America