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.
This piping plover may look like it has many legs, but it is taking its four newborns under its wing to keep them warm. Photographer Michael Milicia - Saw this same thing with a Killdeer mom ther other day. Made me smile!