Long-exposure night sky image over Kitt Peak
The night sky overflows with light and color in this long-exposure image from Kitt Peak National Observatory. The starry band of the Milky Way spans the upper left of the image, and the subtle reddish colors of airglow tint the sky in scarlet.
[Kitt Peak is a program of the U.S. National Science Foundation's NOIRLab.]
Learn more about this image. (Date image taken: June 2021; date posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: May 20, 2022)
Credit: KPNO/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/B. Tafreshi
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