The Town In The Distance
The golden glow in the right of the photo is actually a distant town. Light pollution from it rises over the mountains and creeps up in the starlight. Light pollution is rapidly increasing throughout the developed world, and there may be a day within our lifetimes in which we are fully unable to see the Milky Way with our own eyes. It's at least partly for this reason that I want to document it now, while we still can see it.
© Drew Harbaugh Photography
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