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Milky Way over Paranal Observatory. Milky Way in the night sky over the Paranal Observatory in the Atacama Desert, Chile. The Paranal Observatory is operated by the European Southern Observatory (ESO). It is situated at an altitude of 2,635 m, on Cerro Paranal. Seen here are the infrared VISTA telescope (left), with the Very Large Telescope (VLT) on the peak in the distance.
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