Centre of our galaxy

The position of Mars on the far right created a triangle, which the dark horse nebula seems to point to. By the next new moon Mars had moved and the composition couldn’t be re-created.

Seen from North Island in the Seychelles, this is a composite of 10 shots, each 11 seconds long and taken at ISO 6400. They have been combined to reduce noise.

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Find this image on Paul’s travel blog, Flickr, 500px