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Milky Way over Mauna Kea

If you haven't been keeping up with Astronomy Picture Of The Day, you're missing out on some awesome images! Today's featured image is a prime example of why I could spend hours staring into the endless night sky. Now if only I was doing it at Mauna Kea, instead of the middle of Texas during a cold, wet spell...

Photo by Wally Pacholka

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Here's another of Wally Pacholka's Milky Way pics taken from a cave. This guy really knows how light and film work.

http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap080929.html
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That's seriously gorgeous. Makes me want to save up some cash and then take a trip to a remote place to see this kind of thing. :) Of course, it won't be as clear as this picture since I'm sure it's a picture that was taken with a shutter delay to capture as much light as possible. Still...to see a fuzzy image like that above me would be awesome.
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