Milky Way and Yuccas

By: Fred Espenak


Region: Americas

Site: New Mexico - USA

Date: 2013 Oct 02


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The brightest part of the autumn Milky Way appears in the southwest during the early evening hours. It includes the brighter summer constellations of Scorpius, and Sagittarius. The dark silhouette of two yuccas appear in the foreground. Click on the constellation icon above the image to see another photo of this scene. Yucca are native plant to the hot and dry parts of Americas and the Caribbean. Fred Espenak,

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