The photo shows the Milky Way in a unique composition – the galaxy is presented in an ultra-wide field of view covering two opposite points of the horizon. The photo is a mosaic of a dozen or so frames taken in the desert in Namibia in conditions of zero light pollution.
Author of the photo: Bartosz Wojczyński. Astronomy lover with over ten years of experience in the field of astrophotography. Winner of many prestigious awards, incl. Astrobin Image of the Day and NASA APOD (Astronomy Picture of the Day). Organizer of astrophotographic expeditions to the darkest places on our planet. Bartosz appreciates versatility and diversity – his photographic output includes both deep sky photos, extreme close-ups of the moon, and astroscapes that show the beauty of outer space in a wide field. On a daily basis he works as a specialist in image processing and 3D graphics.