A spaceship navigates interstellar cosmic dust and plasma clouds in the photograph below — or rather, a U.S. Navy ship sails the sea under a starry sky.

PHOTO OF THE DAY: This Navy Ship Looks Like It Is Sailing Through Interstellar Clouds

Image by: Mass Communications Specialist 3rd Class Zachary Eshleman / US Navy

It was taken on December 7, and the spacey effects are due to the weather not being clear.

You’re looking at the aft section of the dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry–a member of Boxer Amphibious Ready Group– as it prepares for night time flight operations off the coast of Southern California.

Source: gizmodo.com