Choose your language:

Moon and Venus seen from ESO's Paranal Observatory

An evening view of the Moon and Venus above three of the Auxiliary Telescopes and one of the four Unit Telescopes of the Very Large Telescope at ESO's Paranal Observatory in Chile. The entire disc of the Moon can be seen to be faintly shining in light reflected off the Earth, a phenomenon called earthshine.

Credit:

ESO

Bookmark and Share

About the Image

Id:ut1-3-ats-moon-venus
Type:Photographic
Release date:29 February 2012, 19:00
Related releases:eso1210
Size:4096 x 2912 px

About the Object

Name:Paranal
Type:• Solar System
• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
• X - Paranal

Image Formats

Large JPEG
2.3 MB
Screensize JPEG
113.0 KB

Zoomable


Wallpapers

1024x768
157.0 KB
1280x1024
264.2 KB
1600x1200
393.0 KB
1920x1200
468.7 KB
2048x1536
662.7 KB

Also see our