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Galaxies, Comets, and Telescopes

by: Stephane Guisard

In this starry image from the Atacama Desert in Chile, the southern Milky Way appears on the left and two bright comets are on the right in twilight.  

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Gernot Meiser

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From: Germany

Travels the world in search of solar eclipses and rare celestial events, from the heart of Africa to the deep freeze of Siberia.






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