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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@langdon_._

🇨🇱🇨🇱🇨🇱🇨🇱🇨🇱🇨🇱🇨🇱

@juliodmb

@leticia_franquis a gente vai pro Chile 🇨🇱 e acabou

@drawing_baku_

Magical😮

@_eastnwest

Beautiful 👏😃

@yailethf19

Great!!!

@mario.zumaque

❤ espectacular! 😍

@jimmywang0529

Amazing 😉

@leadergz

Beautiful

@arianavaisey

@adiosadi1 gorgeous! Maybe a place for an adventure?

@estephany_paz

@edwinnevsky que hermosos 😍

@edwinnevsky

@estephany_paz así se ven las estrellas

@funnel_marketing_consulting

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

@_macarena96_

Maravilloso😍

@hectorzarlasphotography

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

@harry_1915

OMG 😲💙💛🖤😲

@beni_blan

@bohemianroo ❤❤❤❤❤ Marvellius!!

@deescapadas94

WoW !! Amazing 😍😍

@poblete_myriam

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

@__murilo

Animal

@pasaporte.viajero

😱😱😍😍

@andrew__kwok

@gabbylee7 yes please 😊

@gabbylee7

@andrew__kwok let's go to Chile

@o0exo0o

@mj_breen that’s cute

@yassudathiago

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

@travelwithamish

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

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