天の川 “The River of the Heavens”

天の川 “The River of the Heavens”

The Milkway sets

The galactic core (the thickest and brightest part of our galaxy) sets before the sun does from this latitude at this time of year. I was however able to capture a still somewhat dense part of our galaxies spiral arms in this photo. It’s tricky with all of the light pollution around. I thought this location would be better than it was.over the rice fields of rural Japan.

The big, bright “star” to the left of center is the planet Jupiter.

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