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The Milky Way sets behind the VLT as the moon rises

The Milky Way sets behind the VLT as the moon rises

The European Southern Observatory (eso.org) was kind enough to allow me to visit the Paranal Observatory in July 2013 to photograph the site at night. This is my favorite image from the time I spent there, including each of the VLT unit telescopes, the Milky Way, and the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds.

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