Rising Stars

This incredible video by William Castleman shows more than a few stars rising during the course of a Texas night. You can clearly see the bright, bushy centre of our Milky Way galaxy slide across the screen before the dawn comes. 

I never tire of watching it.

Maybe listen to something from stillstream.com while viewing. And if you would like even better definition, you can download a higher resolution version from photographer William Castleman (link below).

Our galaxy is thought to contain between 200-400 billion stars.

 

Galactic Center of Milky Way Rises over Texas Star Party

from William Castleman

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