National Geographic Travel

Photo by @babaktafreshi
The World at Night project
Many of the world’s observatories are also prime areas for stargazing and emerging astro-tourism thanks to the natural dark skies being preserved, the view which is lost to most people on the planet due to our own lights.
Here I was in the southern outskirts of Chile’s Atacama Desert on La Silla Observatory during an imaging assignment for European Southern Observatory @esoastronomy. The galactic core rises over La Silla peak with bright star Antares on the top left.
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Thanks for sharing my friend.




@leticia_franquis a gente vai pro Chile 🇨🇱 e acabou




Beautiful 👏😃




❤ espectacular! 😍


Amazing 😉




@adiosadi1 gorgeous! Maybe a place for an adventure?


@edwinnevsky que hermosos 😍


@estephany_paz así se ven las estrellas


Oh, I'm so in love with this!!!!! 💙😍💚🌠




Beautiful photo, the Milky Way looks incredible. Must have been a late night! XD @babaktafreshi


OMG 😲💙💛🖤😲


@bohemianroo ❤❤❤❤❤ Marvellius!!


WoW !! Amazing 😍😍


Viva Chile..!!!! I love this view.




@gabbylee7 yes please 😊


@andrew__kwok let's go to Chile


@mj_breen that’s cute


@riblers animal em... Atacama, aqui do lado em, dava pra tentar em


Outstanding! I am stunned by this image. Great work, Photographer!

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