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Milky Way over Guadalupe Mountains National Park 1

Guadalupe Mountains National Park

From the summit of Guadalupe Peak, this dark skies image shows the Milky Way as it rises over El Capitan. Facing south, this is the view you'll enjoy if you linger on this highest point in Texas well after dark. This image was taken on a night when the moon was not visible. The orange glow of the fading sun remains in the western sky, adding color to this night sky image. Photo © copyright by Rob Greebon.