Found on the British Telecoms website (of all places!)
The above image shows the scene during a blackout. If you visit the page, you can also see how it would normally look with light pollution. I must admit, I find both images beautiful.
The science behind this image can be found here. Or you could pretend it’s something other-worldly.
Two of my favourite things: the moon (a harvest moon no less) and cactus. Found here.