Venus and Moon Rise Serenely Over India's Ganges River (Photo)
Veteran night sky photographer Ajay Talwar of the astrophotography group The World at Night took this photo of the moon and planet Venus rising over the River Ganges in Uttarakhand, India in October 2012.
CREDIT: Ajay Talwar / The World at Night
This stunning photo sequence shows the crescent moon and planet Venus rising over India’s Ganges River.
The sequence illustrates the path of the two celestial objects every few minutes over the sacred river. The Ganges is the national river of India and many regard its waters as deeply spiritual.
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