Zodiacal light at Paranal

This image shows a bright zodiacal light at the Paranal Observatory. On the left side of the image, beyond the Milky Way, the Small and the Large Magellanic Clouds are visible. These are dwarf galaxies surrounding the Milky Way.

Credit:

R. Wesson/ESO

About the Image

Id:img_10177-cc
Type:Photographic
Release date:14 October 2014, 12:52
Size:3011 x 943 px

About the Object

Name:Zodiacal light
Type:Solar System : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Zodiacal Light
Category:Paranal

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