On September 20th 2011, at 9:38 pm, the Milky Way was heading south southwest right over the glacier of the Basei peak, Gran Paradiso National Park.
Picture taken from the shores of lake Leità, 2.709 m, Nivolet.
The title is just a very modest tribute to the great movie "Contact" by Robert Zemeckis, adapted from the Carl Sagan homonymous novel.
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