|This vacation included a sight to remember.
Pictured above, a picturesque starscape capped a serene seascape as seen from Turkey this past August.
In the above digitally stitched panorama, the
Gelidonya Lighthouse shines in the
before a calm
On the left,
Jupiter is the brightest point in the image and since on the
same side of the Sun as the Earth, was near its yearly brightest.
Glowing just shy of
Jupiter was brighter than any star in the sky,
and brighter even than
Mars was during its famously bright
On the right, the band of the
Milky Way Galaxy
fades into distant atmospheric haze above the