Atacama star trails

The heavens swirl around a single point — the celestial south pole — leaving star trails in its wake. Closer to home, distant orange glows reveal the locations of human civilisation around the Chilean Atacama desert.

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Carlos A. Durán/ESO

About the Image

Id:dsc_46831001-cc
Type:Photographic
Release date:17 November 2015, 16:08
Size:4928 x 3280 px

About the Object

Name:Atacama Desert, Chile, Star Trails
Type:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Trail : Star
Category:Chile

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