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Orion Rises over Andes   -  By: Babak A. Tafreshi

A moonlit night at altitude of 5000 meters on Andes in northern Chile. The foreground is an icy forest of penitentes; thin spikes of hardened snow or ice, with sharp edges pointing towards the sky, reaching heights from a few centimeters up to several meters. In the sky the familiar figure of constellation Orion, the Hunter, appear upside down, as seen from the southern hemisphere. Date: Nov. 2011

 


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