The 2021 Milky Way Photographer of the Year

a photo of the Milky Way galaxy over a rocky canyon

a photo of the Milky Way galaxy over a house in the snow

To inspire folks to seek out their own galactic vistas, Capture the Atlas has chosen the best photos of the Milky Way for 2021. The top photo was taken by Daniel Thomas Gum in Australia and the bottom one by Larryn Rae in New Zealand. Check out the rest of the selections here.

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This entry originally appeared at kottke.org/21/06/the-2021-milky-way-photographer-of-the-year, and may be a summary or abridged version.