Gorgeous Astrophoto: The Blue Milky Way

Article written: 1 Aug , 2013
Updated: 23 Dec , 2015
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We’ve shared many images of the Milky Way in our featured photos from astrophotographers, but this might be one of the most vibrant I’ve seen! The blue of the sky and sea is incredible and almost pulsates with its stunning azure color. Photographer Chad Powell explained on Flickr: “Where I live on the Isle of Wight (south of England) is known to have minimal light pollution but I only ever shot the Milky Way from my back garden. I decided to finally trek it down to my local beach. The Milky Way was so bright in the sky, it was breathtaking! The lights on the left are from fishing boats tens of miles out to sea.”

Simply beautiful, especially if you are a blue-o-file like I am!

Check out more of Chad’s work on Flickr or his website, IsleOfWightMilkyWay.com

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1 Response

  1. Marie says

    Heaven declare the glory of God, shame on those who dont believe that only a powerful creator can create such beauty…..

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