Alaskan Moondogs : Whats happened to the sky? Moonlight illuminates a snowy scene in this night land and skyscape made on 2013 January from Lower Miller Creek, Alaska, USA. Overexposed near the mountainous western horizon is the first quarter Moon.
Alnitak, Alnilam, Mintaka, otherwise known as the Belt of Orion. Also pictured are the Horsehead Nebula and Flame Nebula near Alnitak at the lower right. The famous Orion Nebula itself is off the right edge of this colorful star field.