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Moon over Dubai skyline, United Arab Emirates. Moon casting rays (upper right) through clouds above the Persian Gulf and the Burj Al Arab luxury hotel (lower right). Completed in 1999, this hotel rises to a height of 321 metres. It is located on an artificial island off Dubai's Persian Gulf coast, connected by a bridge to Jumeirah beach. It has 60 floors, with the upper structures including a helipad, and a sky-view restaurant and bar. At left is downtown Dubai, with the Burj Khalifa skyscraper (830 metres) rising above the city centre. Photographed in 2011.
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