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Motorcyclist and Mount Everest at night. Lone motorcyclist approaching the tents at Mount Everest's Base Camp on the Chinese side at night (North Base Camp, 5150 metres in Tibet). In the sky above the Himalayas (looking south) is the yellow-red star Antares (upper left) in the constellation of Scorpius. The bright blue stars above the mountains are part of the constellations of Lupus (centre left) and Centaurus (centre right). Mount Everest's name is Chomolungma in the Tibetan language, often translated as 'mother of the universe'. Photographed on 30 April 2014.
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