The Milky Road. Inspired during a visit to Fort Davis, Texas, photographer Larry Landolfi created this tantalizing fantasy view, a composited image suggesting the Milky Way is a heavenly extension of a deserted country road.
Milky Way. "Every star we see in the sky is part of the Milky Way, but a brighter center exists some light-years away. The Milky Way is about light-years in diameter and contains 200 to 400 billion stars.
Milky Way Galaxy Doomed to Head-On Crash with Andromeda: The sky is seen at night just before the predicted merger between our Milky Way galaxy and the neighboring Andromeda galaxy, in this NASA photo illustration released May 2012
Veteran night sky photographer Brad Goldpaint took this amazing photo of the Milky Way over Mount Shasta, California, during three years of astronomical photo sessions. The image is featured in Goldpaint's night sky observing video "Within Two Worlds.