Image of the Day: The Milky Way Over Tenerife


The awesome iamge of the Milky Way arch above is actually a deep digital fusion of nine photos that created a panorama fully 360 across. Taken in Teide National Park in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, the image includes the Teide volcano, visible near the image center, behind a volcanic landscape that includes many large rocks. 

Far behind these Earthly structures are the band of the Milky Way, the bright waxing Moon inside the arch, and the Pleiades open star cluster. 

Image credit: With thanks to Juan Carlos Casado (TWAN) and APOD


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