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Sunset at Sea in Alaska
End of the day
Caliban
Nea on Dutton Island at sunset
The Island
Decorate
Lucy enjoying the creek
Bend
Annapurna Offering
Don Quixote vs. The Universe
Sunset on a back road
Earth, Humankind, and the Heavens
Aerie
Fisherman
Desert scale
The Spiders Kingdom
Desert boat
Transparent nature.
Morning look
Sunset break
Gruya coronada
Slight Tipsiness
A Pelican in Paphos, Cyprus
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Earth, Humankind, and the Heavens

This shot depicts the Milky Way galactic core rising over Cabezon Peak, an austere volcanic formation in northern New Mexico. The distant lights of Albuquerque and Santa Fe illuminate clouds in the background, adding to the ominous tone of the image.

TAGS: Milky Way, New Mexico

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America
Member since 2018
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© Paul Schmit.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2018
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 18, 2018, 12:15 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D810
Focal Length: 15mm
Shutter Speed: 1/0
Aperture: f2.8
ISO: ISO3200
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PHOTO LOCATION San Ysidro, New Mexico, United States of America