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Milky Way over the walkway

 

June 19, 2020

Local photographer and retired doctor Dan Malkovich shared this enhanced photo of the swinging bridge at Jay Cooke State Park with the Milky Way shining overhead, explaining that he had read about the Milky Way, but because of city lights, had never seen it until camping with college friends in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

"I was amazed at the depth and darkness of the night sky, and at the number of stars I could see," he said. "That was 50 years ago, and ever since then the Milky Way has been one of my favorite themes. Unfortunately, light

pollution of the nighttime sky h...



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