Power of nature

Even though the Atacama desert, place of the La Silla Observatory, is one of the driest places on Earth, thunderstorms can happen. These also include bright lightning, like the one visible on the image.

Credit:

P. Sinclaire/ESO

About the Image

Id:000281-cc
Type:Photographic
Release date:25 September 2014, 14:06
Size:2304 x 1296 px

About the Object

Name:La Silla
Type:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Light Phenomenon : Lightning
Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
Category:La Silla

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