Light Rays and Orange Haze | Space Wallpaper

Light Rays Over Paranal Observatory

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This spectacular space wallpaper shows ESO’s Paranal Observatory in Chile soon after sunset. The last rays of the day create a spectacular orange haze as they pass through the dusty lower levels of the atmosphere, setting a perfect scene. This image was released Jan. 19, 2015.

Credit: ESO/G. Brammer

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