Photographer captures Milky Way from North Uist

There are good nights for stargazing then there are ones that produce sights like this.

Picture: Ruairidh Macdonald

Ruairidh Macdonald of North Uist took this magnificent shot of the Milky Way from his home Sollas on North Uist after perching his camera on a stack of wood.

He said: “I was hoping to get it like that as the night was so clear apart from a small bit of cloud on the horizon.

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The camera exposure allows us to see a lot more stars and these colours that sadly the eye cannot usually pick up.”

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