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This striking view of the central parts of the Milky Way was obtained with the VISTA survey telescope at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in Chile. This huge picture is 108 500 by 81 500 pixels and contains nearly nine billion pixels. It was created by combining thousands of individual images from VISTA, taken through three...
The very dark skies at the Somuncura Plateau, Rio Negro. Showing part of the Milky Way and the Magellan clouds over "La Azul" lagoon. Taken on a moonless night it was so dark you couldn't see a hand in front of your face. The brownish reflection at the lagoon is the opposite part of the milky way that was at my back...