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Taken about 4 hours after my last upload, "Fearful Symmetry", I returned to the gorgeous mountain lake Rappensee from the safe shelter in the Rappenseehütte to use the last minutes of darkness to capture the milky way rising above and reflecting in the lake.

After the thunderous storm raging only a few hours before, I didn't even expect there to be clear skies for photographing the night sky. It could have been darker and the skies could have been clearer, but I'm pretty happy with the result as is!

After taking a few shots at night I unrolled my mat and sleeping bag and slept by the lake till sunrise.

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