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The Milky Way & Lyrids by Mike Taylor

Image Credit: Mike Taylor
Image Credit: Mike Taylor

Mike Taylor took this amazing image in celebration of Earth Day in 2013. According to Taylor himself, the shot was taken above Sand Beach in Acadia National Park, with the Milky Way as a backdrop.

If you look look extra carefully, you can see starlight reflected from a tidal pool in the foreground, He also had the luck of capturing a fleeting meteor from the Lyrid meteor shower.

Technical Information (For those that are interested): Camera: Nikon D7000, Tokina 11-16mm @ 11mm, f/2.8, 25 secs, ISO 3200 – 3:41 AM – 04/22/2013

Be sure to check out the Mike Taylor Photography facebook page and his website.

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