Milky Way over La Silla observatory

Milky Way over La Silla observatory

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Credit: BABAK TAFRESHI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Milky Way over La Silla observatory. View of a meteor (shooting star, lower right) and the Milky Way over the 15 metre antenna of the (now decommissioned) Swedish-ESO Submillimeter Telescope (SEST) at La Silla observatory, Atacama Desert, Chile. This site is operated by the European Southern Observatory (ESO). La Silla was ESO's first observing site and is still one of the leading observatories in the southern hemisphere.

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