Milky Way over Paranal observatory, Chile

Milky Way over Paranal observatory, Chile

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Caption: Milky Way over Paranal observatory. Constellations of Scorpio and Sagittarius over one of the Very Large Telescopes (VLT) of the Cerro Paranal observatory in the Atacama Desert, Chile. The Sagittarius Starcloud (brighter region) is at left, whilst the M6 and M7 star clusters are higher up in the sky, at the tail of Scorpio. Two red emission nebulae (upper left), the Cat's Paw Nebula (NGC 6334) and the War and Peace Nebula (NGC 6357), can also be seen.

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