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Lying Down, Reach for the Stars

Credit: Gorana Kurtović
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014: Astrophotographer Gorana Kurtović sent in a photo of the Milky Way, taken while lying on the terrace of a house on the island of…Read More »





Hvar, Croatia, on Aug. 2, 2014. The island lies in the Adriatic sea. Kurtović writes in an email message to Space.com: "Croatian islands are less light polluted than mainland, but [the] town [of] Hvar is pretty popular among tourists, and thus more light polluted than some other places on Hvar island or other islands like Lastovo. [The photo] was taken while I was lying on the terrace of [a] soon-to-be one-hundred-year-old house. The palms are as old as the house."

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