September 14, 2014 - The Milky Way over Athabasca Glacier at the Columbia Icefields in Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada, on a very clear night before moonrise. The centre of the Galaxy area in Sagittarius is setting in the southwest behind the icefields. The foreground light on the moraines is wash from lights on the Glacier View Inn and Icefields Centre. Other ground illumination on the peaks is from starlight. Mount Andromeda is at left.
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