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Milky Way from 5000 Meters High   -  By: Babak A. Tafreshi

The Milky Way in the morning twilight from altitude of over 5,000 meters on Chajnantor Plateau in the Chilean Andes. The bright central bulge of the galaxy in the constellations Scorpius and Sagittarius is near the top. Bright yellow-red star Antares marks the Scorpion's heart. In the lower half two other bright stars are visible, the Alpha and Beta Centauri. Further down is the Southern Cross and the coalsack dark nebula.

 


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