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Beautiful Milky Way captured over iconic Dorset landmarks

Gold Hill in Shaftsbury, Dorset, is the cobbled street used in a once-famous Hovis ad, which was directed by Ridley Scott. Here it’s seen in a different light with the Milky Way rising above. (Photo: Stephen Banks/Caters News)

Beautiful Milky Way captured over iconic Dorset landmarks

A part-time Milky Way hunter has caught breathtaking night skies right on his doorstep. Stephen Banks — who moved to Bridport, Dorset, from Liverpool in 2011 — has spent the last six years photographing the Milky Way across the county in his spare time.

The 28-year-old marketing director hopes his shots of the Milky Way over Dorset tourist attractions such as Durdle Door will encourage more people to visit the area. (Caters News)

Photography by Stephen Banks

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