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The imager who took this shot sent in this report: This photo required a fair bit of advance planning, since its location is far from the beaten track. I had seen daytime photos of the very impressive sculptures in the Scrub project, which are sculptures with an aboriginal theme located deep in the Pillaga Nature Reserve (near Sidings Springs Observatory, Australia). Seeing these photos, I immediately thought of taking a photo at night with the southern Milky Way as backdrop. However, reaching these sculptures requires traveling about 18.6 miles (30 kilometers) one way off the highway on a rough outback road. I spent several nights out in the bush near these sculptures. It finally cleared on my last night, and I was able to get this shot. (Canon 6D DSLR, 15mm lens at f/4, ISO 3200, 122-second exposure)
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