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Thursday, 4 August 2011

Space Picture This Week: Star Valley - A river of stars flows over the Mardi Khola Valley in the Himalaya -

Space Picture This Week: Star Valley - A river of stars flows over the Mardi Khola Valley in the Himalaya -

Picture of the Milky Way over a Himalaya valley
A river of stars flows over the Mardi Khola Valley in the Himalaya, as seen in a recently submitted long-exposure picture taken in Nepal. The dense stellar band is the plane of our home galaxy, the Milky Way. (See a prize-winning picture of the Milky Way over Crater Lake in Oregon.)

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