Streaking Stars

This image, taken from the Paranal Observatory site, shows a misty Atacama Desert with stars (and the moon) streaking across the sky. The streaking effect is created by taking the image with a very long exposure, showing up the observed movement of the stars as the Earth rotates. 

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About the Image

Id:wesson-aa013
Type:Photographic
Release date:29 July 2013, 16:45
Size:2908 x 1632 px

About the Object

Name:Atacama Desert, Stars
Type:• Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon
• X - Stars

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