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Moon and Saturn Arch Above Pisa (composite)

By: Marco Meniero

 

Pisa, Italy

2017 June 9

 

From the photographer: "The Piazza dei Miracoli (Square of Miracles), formally known as Piazza del Duomo (Cathedral Square), is an area located in Pisa, Tuscany, Italy, recognized as an important center of European medieval art and one of the finest architectural complexes in the world. Considered sacred by the Catholic Church, its owner, the square is dominated by four great religious edifices: the Pisa Cathedral, the Pisa Baptistry, the Campanile, and the Camposanto Monumentale (Monumental Cemetery). Partly paved and partly grassed, the Piazza dei Miracoli is also the site of the Ospedale Nuovo di Santo Spirito (New Hospital of the Holy Spirit), which houses the Sinopias Museum (Italian: Museo delle Sinopie) and the Cathedral Museum (Italian: Museo dell'Opera del Duomo). The name Piazza dei Miracoli was coined by the Italian writer and poet Gabriele d'Annunzio who, in his novel Forse che sė forse che no (1910), described the square as the prato dei Miracoli, or meadow of miracles. The square is sometimes called the Campo dei Miracoli (Field of Miracles). In 1987, the whole square was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Technical details: EOS 5D MK3, Tamron 15-30 f / 2.8, 200Iso, The panorama was taken using a series of 9 vertical shots with the zoom set to 15mm."
Marco Meniero

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