Our Dark Skies - Steven Marshall
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Ghost Ship - Loch Shiel Jetty, Acharacle, Ardnamurchan

A small day boat lies at its winter resting place on the shore of Loch Shiel, in an otherworldly scene created by a combination of the night sky and the mist rolling across the Loch. The sky is filled with the colours of the Milky Way and the red and green light of a waning Northern Light show. In the middle of the picture is Vega, the brightest star in the constellation of Lyra and the 5th brightest star in the night sky. It was the first star other than the sun to have had its photograph taken.

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