This summer, consider sleeping under a glittering sky untainted by light pollution. These spots are guaranteed to be gorgeous by the International Dark-Sky Association. CLAYTON LAKE STATE PARK, NEW MEXICO
"volcano, seen from space" actually a digital wallpaper, perhaps created by HolyMan. The Earth does not appear this big when seen fro the moon, nor can you see giant sparks the size of asteroids shooting from most volcanoes.
A Milky Way Band: John P. Gleason, Celestial Images APOD Most bright stars in our Milky Way Galaxy reside in a disk. Since our Sun also resides in this disk, these stars appear to us as a diffuse band that circles the sky.