Earth's Shadow seen from Paranal

The setting sun casts the Earth's shadow against the haze of the lower atmosphere. Watching from the open enclosure of a VLT, Cerro Amazones' silhouette is seen to the left.

Credit:

ESO/H.H.Heyer

About the Image

Id:po_shadow_dec2004
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:22
Size:4943 x 3466 px

About the Object

Name:Very Large Telescope
Type:• Solar System : Sky Phenomenon : Light Phenomenon : Ray-Shadow
• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - Paranal

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