This is a composite of some shots taken around Pettit Lake in central Idaho, Andy Jones and I shot there the night after the peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower. We got some good shots earlier in the night with Antares and the Rho Ophiuchi Complex above the horizon, then later moved over towards the lake and shot there. I wasn't overly happy with the sky shots from our last shooting location, the airglow was so overwhelming it was pretty much impossible to process such that you could even see the Milky Way, so I decided to composite in the sky shot from our first shooting location (where my foreground turned out awful and I decided not to use it). Scale is correct for the composite, but the core height and angle for this alignment is impossible. Still a gorgeous spot to shoot at, the mountains across from the lake are at a perfect distance for the 50mm lens.
10 exposures for this one, shot with my Nikon D800E and Sigma Art 50mm on my Sky Watcher Star Adventurer tracking mount. 5 foreground exposures, each 2 minutes at ISO 1600 and f1.8; 5 sky exposures, each 4 minutes at ISO 800 and f2.8.