So that the images would match the natural colors that can be seen at Yellowstone during the day, Lane spent an additional four months working on color-correction. He also emphasized the airglow saturation by 10%, which is unusual for him because he normally downplays it by 10%. Based on the downright captivating final products, it seems that all this hard work was worth it.
The astrophotographer even has some advice for those who want to follow suit. "Get away from the light, drive out 20-30 miles out of town, and look up on a clear dark night," Lane wrote on Facebook. "You may see something that will forever change your life. This is what a galaxy looks like from the inside."