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Milky Way gallery: See awe-inspiring images of our galaxy

Live Science Logo By Adam Mann of Live Science | Slide 1 of 16:            Throughout the ages, the Milky Way has hung above humanity in the sky, a beautiful marvel shining steadily each night.                                        Nowadays, most city-bound folks rarely see the full splendor of our home galaxy stretching across the heavens. Luckily, there are photographers all over the world with the skills to show off what many skywatchers are missing.                                         Here, we take a look at the winners of the 2021 Milky Way Photographer of the Year competition from the travel and photography site Capture the Atlas.

Milky Way gallery: See awe-inspiring images of our galaxy

Throughout the ages, the Milky Way has hung above humanity in the sky, a beautiful marvel shining steadily each night.

Nowadays, most city-bound folks rarely see the full splendor of our home galaxy stretching across the heavens. Luckily, there are photographers all over the world with the skills to show off what many skywatchers are missing. 

Here, we take a look at the winners of the 2021 Milky Way Photographer of the Year competition from the travel and photography site Capture the Atlas.

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