astronomyblog: Orion captured between the enclosure of the…

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Orion captured between the enclosure of the 3.58-metre New Technology Telescope (NTT) based at La Silla Observatory.

Orion’s Belt can be seen to point down to the mirror with the Orion Nebula glowing red to the left. Sirius is the bright star above. Taken during the ESO Ultra HD Expedition.

Credit: ESO / B. Tafreshi