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The southern sky in late summer
Uruguay

The southern sky in late summer, in an almost cloudless night, taken from the observation of Eta Carinae, Villa Serrana, Uruguay. Thanks to the collaboration of Prof. Gonzalo Vicino, who let me use the equatorial mount of the observatory. Can also be observed at an angle of the image, a telescope, with which the Eng. Fernando Gomez, were doing astrophotography at the same time.

Copyright: Fernando Da Rosa Morena
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 13528x6764
Caricate: 18/03/2012
Aggiornato: 15/08/2014
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Tags: southern sky; sky; night; uruguay; summer; nature; astronomy; constellations
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