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'The Rising'

Credit: Stephen Ippolito/www.stephenippolitophoto.com
Friday, May 22, 2015: Astrophotographer Stephen Ippolito sent in a photo of the Milky Way rising, taken in the Windows area of Arches National Park, Utah.…Read More »





He writes in an email message to Space.com: "I was in Moab for a week and unfortunately almost every day I was there it was cloudy … during the evening. On one night we drove out to Goblin Valley State Park and lucked out for about 10 minutes, as the clouds cleared and the Milky Way [shone] through…. As I was walking up the path towards the North Window Arch, I saw a fantastic looking tree that I decided to use as my foreground object. I did a subtle light painting of the tree as I took an image of the milky way rising in the sky. There was a tremendous amount of glow in the sky on Monday morning, May 18th."

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