14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Magellanic Clouds, Australia

The Large and Small Magellanic Clouds are seen in the sky above Purnululu National Park in Western Australia. Sister galaxies to our Milky Way, they look like cotton balls suspended among the stars.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Australia
Camera: NIKON D800
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