Iridium flare above Yepun

This image shows a bright flash of sunlight reflected from an Iridium communications satellite above Yepun, one of the four unit of the Very Large Telescope at ESO's Paranal Observatory.

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ESO/F. Char

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About the Image

Id:iridium-flare-yepun
Type:Photographic
Release date:5 April 2013, 12:18
Size:2848 x 4272 px

About the Object

Name:Very Large Telescope
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - Paranal

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