Milky Way from La Silla

The splendours of the southern sky can truly be appreciated from La Silla, ESO's first observatory site. The band of the Milky Way, including the central region of our galaxy, stretches across the sky with a myriad of stars crossed by dark lanes of dust.

Credit:

A. Fitzsimmons/ESO

About the Image

Id:milky-way_fitzsimmons
Type:Photographic
Release date:29 July 2013, 16:11
Size:3769 x 2513 px

About the Object

Name:La Silla
Type:Milky Way
Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:La Silla

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