Milky Way over Paranal observatory, Chile

Milky Way over Paranal observatory, Chile

C022/6636 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.6MB

Downloadable file size: 18.0MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Milky Way over Paranal observatory. Arm of the Milky Way over the telescope array of the Cerro Paranal observatory in the Atacama Desert, Chile. The central bulge of the Milky Way, in the constellations Scorpius and Sagittarius is at top left. Saturn is the brightest point (upper right) next to the yellow-red star Antares located at the heart of Scorpio. Lower in the sky are the two bright stars Alpha and Beta Centauri, with the Southern Cross (Crux) next to the Coalsack dark nebula, and the Carina Nebula right above the mountain. At lower left the Large Magellanic Cloud is visible on the horizon.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: alpha centauri, antares, astronomical, astronomy, astrophysical, astrophysics, at night, atacama desert, beta centauri, carina nebula, central bulge, cerro paranal, chile, chilean, coalsack dark nebula, constellation, constellations, crux, dark, device, equipment, galactic, galaxy, landscape, large magellanic cloud, lmc, milky way, mountain, nebulae, night sky, no-one, nobody, observatory, physical, physics, planet, sagittarius, saturn, scorpio, scorpius, south america, south american, southern cross, southern hemisphere, space observation, star, starry, stars, technological, technology, telescopes, very large telescope, vlt

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.