click on the photo for a full view.
you are looking at the centre of the milky way (our home galaxy) from the outside, looking in.
technical info on photo:
17-55mm lens. 17mm, f/5.6 for 102 secs. ISO 1600
orion skyview pro mount
i decided not to photoshop out the car's white headlights which you can see at the bottom of the photo which forced me to stop the exposure...