The Milky Way arching over the Sangre de Cristos and San Luis Valley and reflected in Spanish Creek wetland ponds. Amazing panorama photo by Peter Ismert. The Milky Way really is this bright on a moonless night.

The Milky Way arching over the Sangre de Cristos and San Luis Valley and reflected in Spanish Creek wetland ponds. Amazing panorama photo by Peter Ismert. The Milky Way really is this bright on a moonless night.