Milky Way stars

Observing conditions at ESO's Paranal Observatory are so good that on the best nights light from the Milky Way casts a shadow. Over Paranal observatory, the Laser Guide Star of the VLT can be faintly seen splitting the night.

Credit:

ESO/C. Malin

About the Image

Id:malin_6062
Type:Photographic
Release date:11 April 2013, 11:58
Size:4256 x 2832 px

About the Object

Name:Milky Way, Paranal
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
Category:Paranal

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