Between Earth and Space

By: Serge Brunier


Region: Americas

Site: Ojos del Salado - Chile

Date: February 1989

As seen on Astronomy Picture of the Day, this picture is taken at an altitude of 5900 meters, perhaps among the few landscape astrophotos at such altitude. The image places the South Celestial Pole over the Andes mountain Nevado Ojos del Salado, the highest active volcano in the world (6893 meters, near Atacama desert at the border of Chile-Argentina. Serge Brunier/

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