Milky Way Galaxy. Also visible in the sky is the star cluster Omega Centauri, toward the left, and the famous Southern Cross asterism in the center. Red-glowing nebulas include the bright Carina Nebula, just right of center, and the expansive Gum Nebula on the upper right.
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Publications with keywords: Milky Way
Publications with words: Milky Way
- APOD: 2023 July 18 ┴ Milky Way above La Palma Observatory
- APOD: 2023 July 16 ┴ Meteor and Milky Way over the Alps
- APOD: 2023 July 2 ┴ Milky Way and Aurora over Antarctica
- APOD: 2023 June 20 ┴ The Nandu in the Milky Way
- APOD: 2023 May 10 ┴ Milky Way over Egyptian Desert
- Milky Way and Zodiacal Light over Australian Pinnacles
- Galaxy by the Lake