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Space Image of the Day Gallery (April 2016)

Sand Dunes Mountain Meets Milky Way

Manish Mamtani Photography | www.manishmamtani.com

Friday, April 29, 2016: The stars of the Milky Way make a dazzling backdrop for Sand Dunes Mountain at Arches National Park in Utah in this spectacular photo by accomplished astrophotographer Manish Mamtani. Mamtani captured the photo during a recent tour of the Arches and Canyonlands national parks. He sent this photo in to Space.com on April 22.

— Tariq Malik

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