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Telescopes and Observatories
Located in Chile, this optical telescope, a multi-national effort, produces some of the sharpest views of the universe. In the background, circular star trails resulting from the Earth's rotation were captured by long exposure photography.
Courtesy of Gemini Observatory/AURA