17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Jupiter piercing through Earth's night sky.

Jupiter appears as a bright shining object in between two deep sky objects known as the Dark Horse Nebula (left) and the Rho Ophiuchi cloud complex (right). Also included, part of our Milky Way core which includes several more deep space objects. These include the Eagle, Omega, Trifid, and Lagoon Nebula which are in order starting on the middle left going down.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2019
Date Uploaded: 07.2019
Photo Location: Anza, California, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 6D
Copyright: © Jonathan Wilcox