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Under the Southern Cross | by European Southern Observatory
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Under the Southern Cross

This photo from the Ultra High Definition Expedition to ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile shows the Danish 1.54-metre telescope admiring the starry southern skies. The Southern Cross — one of the most distinctive asterisms — can be seen to the left of the telescope’s open dome, nestled in the plane of the Milky Way.


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Taken on August 6, 2018