An incredible view of the Milky Way stretched above a distant monsoon

Earth and space combine to create a striking image from photographer Bret Webster. The Milky Way almost looks as though it's come crashing through our atmosphere in a fury of thunder and lightning.

An incredible view of the Milky Way stretched above a distant monsoon

Webster's site is filled with incredible photographs juxtoposing the night sky with more terrestrial terrain, resulting in almost supernatural images of the natural world.

[via Bad Astronomy]