Celebrating the night

In this panorama, extended to 360 x 180 degrees (with black) version, two of the four small Auxiliary Telescopes stand beside their larger counterparts, the four Unit Telescopes of the ESO Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile. In this fantastic moonlit world, the line of the Milky Way splits the sky, under which the faint blotches of our neighbouring dwarf galaxies — the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds — are just visible. The photographer celebrates the sky from atop a platform.

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About the Image

Id:nik7600p-cc-extended
Type:Photographic
Release date:4 October 2016, 11:26
Size:19228 x 9614 px
Field of View:360° x 180°

About the Object

Name:Auxiliary Telescopes, Very Large Telescope
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:360 Panorama
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