Gleaming Over Atacama | Space Wallpaper

Star Trails Circling South Celestial Pole 1920
This gorgeous space wallpaper, taken in the Atacama Desert in Chile, shows star trails circling the South Celestial Pole, over a cacti-dominated still landscape.
(Image: © ESO/B. Tafreshi (twanight.org) )

This gorgeous space wallpaper, taken in the Atacama Desert in Chile, shows star trails circling the South Celestial Pole, over a cacti-dominated still landscape. The star trails show the apparent path of the stars in the sky as the Earth slowly rotates, and are captured by taking long-exposure shots.

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