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Venus, Milky Way, airglow and the zodiacal light

Sunday, November 3rd, 2013
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Venus, Milky Way, airglow and the zodiacal light

Venus was very close to the galactic centre when I took this photo. A bit of green airglow can be seen low down, and stretching upwards from the Milky Way is the zodiacal light, sunlight scattered by dust particles in the solar system.

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