13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Cosmic Neighborhood

This is a carefully planned image, taken from a rural site north of Buenos Aires city, with relatively dark skies. The long exposure reveals the subtle dark dust clouds surrounding the Milky Way galactic center, as well as several well known nebulae and star clusters.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: San Antonio de Areco, Argentina
Copyright: © Ignacio Diaz Bobillo