Galactic Storm

By Phil Plait | March 17, 2012 7:07 am

Need a little dose of awesome today? Then how about this incredible shot of the Milky Way towering over a thunderstorm in Canyonlands National Park?

[Click to cumulonimbulate.]

This was taken by photographer Bret Webster, and I don’t think I can add anything to this except Holy Haleakala!

Tip o’ the lens cap to the Earth Science Picture of the Day site. Image credit: Bret Webster, used with permission.

CATEGORIZED UNDER: Astronomy, Pretty pictures
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