Milky way over Mount Everest

Location of photo
Everest base camp, Tibet, China
Date/Time of photo
August 13th. 2015
Camera :Canon 6D Lens: Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G 20mm, ISO 6400, f2.8, 30 seconds
The center bugle of the Milky Way Galaxy shine brightly over Mount Everest, the top of the world. The photo was taken from the north base camp at Tibet, China with an evaluation of 5200m above sea level. Mount Everest's name is Chomolungma in tibetan language, often translated as "mother of the universe."
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