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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Space Traveler

A group of friends hiked to the top of a small mountain near San Diego, CA. To our surprise, the Milky Way was clearly visible despite the city lights down below. A friend climbed to the top of a rock and held still for 15 seconds for me to take this picture.

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Date Taken: 08.2015
Date Uploaded: 08.2015
Photo Location: Ramona, California, United States of America
Copyright: © Xiu Yu