Milky Way over 3.6-metre telescope at La Silla

Milky Way over 3.6-metre telescope at La Silla

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Credit: BABAK TAFRESHI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Milky Way over 3.6-metre telescope at La Silla. Band of the Milky Way galaxy in the night sky over the domes of the ESO 3.6-metre telescope, operated by the European Southern Observatory at La Silla, in the Atacama desert of northern Chile. This site is at an elevation of 2400 metres. The glow of city lights of La Serena are visible on the horizon at bottom right. Photographed in April 2016.

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