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In this rare panorama, the Milky Way bends - once across the night sky in South America. The sky tent was taken on the observation deck of Paranal in the Atacama desert in northern Chile. It consists of 37 frames with a total exposure time of about 30 minutes. It was recorded in the early morning hours.

Photo: ESO / HH Heyer

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