17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Milky Way from the Great Basin Desert

The Milky Way stretches over a few houses near Coleville, population 495 and a mile high. The night sky is clear and brilliant where the Great Basin Desert meets the Eastern Sierra.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2019
Date Uploaded: 09.2019
Photo Location: Coleville, California, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Ru Wen