Light beams and the Milky Way. Credit: Peter Greig (St1nkyPete on Flickr)
This great shot of the Milky Way includes some mysterious beams of light. But astrophotographer Peter Greig supplies the festive explanation: “This is a shot I took in Soisdorf, Germany earlier this year,” he writes. “The beams of light on the right are coming from a carnival in a nearby village!”
This photo was taken on September 7, 2012 using a Canon EOS 550D.
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