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Milky Way over Black Canyon

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The Milky Way was quite visible over Black Canyon of the Gunnison. With the nearest town being about 10 miles away (Montrose, with a population of only 19,000), and the nearest large city being about 60 miles away (Grand Junction), the night sky was quite dark. The high elevation and low humidity also made for excellent observing conditions. This is probably the best Milky Way photograph I have taken to date.