19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Milky Way Lightning

In early August, we had a lightning storm pass through while I was out photographing the night sky. The combination of the Milky Way core with the illuminated clouds was striking.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Wentworth, New Hampshire, United States of America
Camera: ILCE-7M2
Copyright: © Richard Vernon