Three planets dance over La Silla (annotated)

This image was taken by ESO photo ambassador Yuri Beletsky, who had the chance to spot this spectacular view of a planetary syzygy, also a triple near-conjunction, from ESO’s La Silla Observatory in northern Chile on Sunday 26 May. Above the round domes of the telescopes, three of the planets in our Solar System — Jupiter (top), Venus (lower left), and Mercury (lower right) — are revealed, engaged in their cosmic dance.

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Y. Beletsky (LCO)/ESO

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Identificazione:potw1322b
Tipo:Fotografico
Data di pubblicazione:Lunedì 03 Giugno 2013 10:00
Dimensione:3000 x 2091 px

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Nome:Jupiter, La Silla, Mercury, Venus
Tipo:Solar System : Planet
Solar System : Sky Phenomenon
Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
Categoria:La Silla
Solar System

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