Flowers in the desert

The Atacama desert, where Paranal is located, is extremely dry and arid. Nevertheless, any time when or any place where a little water is found, plants immediately start growing. This beautiful flower grew on the platform covering the Residencia.

Credit:

ESO/H.H.Heyer

About the Image

Id:residencia-flower
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:21
Size:3611 x 2205 px

About the Object

Name:Atacama Desert
Type:Solar System : Planet : Feature : Surface
Category:Paranal

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