BABAK TAFRESHI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY BABAK TAFRESHI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Neuschwanstein Castle and night sky. The band of the Milky Way (our galaxy seen from the inside) is at left in this panoramic view of Neuschwanstein Castle in early morning twilight. This palace, commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria, was built in the 19th century (between 1869 and 1892) on a hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Fussen in south-west Bavaria, Germany.
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