Yosemite's view of the Milky Way and Andromeda : TreeHugger

TREEHUGGER | on Mon, Mar 20, 3:49 PM

Not one galaxy, but two, afforded by the pristine skies of Yosemite National Park. Many of us have had the pleasure of viewing our very own galaxy, the lovely Milky Way, on a dark and starry night. But how about throwing in another galaxy as well? And one that is a mere 2.5 million light-years away, at that? This is exactly what nature photographer Don Quintana[1] was treated to when photographing the sky at Yosemite. You can see Andromeda, the small spiraling light, on the top to the left of...

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