In the past, I have written about that fabulous night sky in Botswana. It is so detailed and expansive, that no photo could properly capture it. That said, one man, Axel Mellinger a Central Michigan University professor has given it a try. He has spent two years “to create a massive photographic panorama of all the stars in the night sky. The result is impressive and does remind me of what I saw in Africa. According to his web site, 3,000 individual images were merged to make the final image. In an ABC News article, it is noted that close to 25 million stars are in the image! Photos were taken in dark locations in Texas, South Africa and Michigan. At full resolution, the image is 648 MPixels! Dr. Mellinger’s site (link) allows one to pan and zoom to see details. Enjoy!