February 25, 2012 at 6:16 pm

Picture of the Day: Galactic Monsoon

by twistedsifter




milk way galactic moonsoon thunderstorm Picture of the Day: Galactic Monsoon

Photograph by BRET WEBSTER


The incredible photograph above was recently featured as the Earth Science Picture of the Day. It shows the Milky Way stretching across the desert sky and a distant monsoon thunderstorm on the horizon. It was captured just outside of Dead Horse Point State Park in Utah. The photo was taken on August 27, 2011. To learn more about the shot and settings, see here for the original post.