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Optical photo of the centre of the Milky Way

Optical photo of the centre of the Milky Way

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U.S. NAVAL OBSERVATORY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY U.S. NAVAL OBSERVATORY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

Optical photograph looking towards the centre of the Milky Way galaxy (some 30,000 light years from the Earth) in the direction of the constellation Sagittarius. The streak entering the picture from the left is the track of an artificial satellite which crossed the picture during the exposure time. Part of the constellation Scorpius is to the right.

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