Galactic Arm and Greenish Air Glow above Steppe Golden Fields from Dark Sky® Alqueva in Mértola


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Captured on a steppe field from the wonderful region of Mértola in Dark Sky® Alqueva, the image features the arch of Milky Way shining high in the Sky. Summer Triangle highlights the center of the image, with blueish Vega in the top. At the left side – in the beginning of the Milky Way – a bright elliptic and diffuse dot is the light coming from Andromeda Galaxy and below, near the greenish horizon involved in airglow and some thin high clouds, shines an orange dot, it’s not a star, but the close planet Mars in opposition. In the opposite direction of this large field of view – right edge of the picture – lies planets Saturn and Jupiter against the dusty core of our Milky Way Galaxy.

PT: Captada no final do verão num campo de Estepe apartir da encantadora região de Mértola em pleno território do Dark Sky® Alqueva, a imagem revela o arco da Via Láctea brilhando alto no céu. O Triângulo do Verão destaca-se no centro da imagem, com a estrela Vega azulado no topo. No lado esquerdo – no início da Via Láctea – um ponto elíptico e difuso, pertence à luz da Galáxia vizinha de Andrómeda e abaixo desta, perto do horizonte esverdeado envolvido pela presença de Air Glow – luminescência fotoquímica da atmosfera – e algumas nuvens altas finas, brilha um ponto laranja, não é uma estrela, mas sim o planeta Marte em Oposição. Na direção oposta do céu – zona direita da imagem – encontram-se os planetas Saturno e Júpiter contra o núcleo empoeirado da nossa Via Láctea.

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