Amethyst Aura

This image taken by Babak Tafreshi shows the night sky seen from the Atacama Desert. The red glow from the low-lying sun behind the mountains blends with the blue/black night sky and the richness of the Milky Way which shows the stars as purple jewels above the desert.

Credit:

ESO/B. Tafreshi (twanight.org)

About the Image

Id:babak-8732
Type:Photographic
Release date:22 April 2014, 18:07
Size:3901 x 5944 px

About the Object

Name:Atacama Desert, Milky Way
Type:• Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky
• X - Stars

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