Here’s what the night sky ought to look like (i.e. AMAZING)
Here’s your nature porn for the day: a long exposure of the night sky over the aptly named Very Large Telescope array in Chile.
Dude, that’s what’s under, or rather over, all the light and air pollution in the sky. Short of moving to the middle of a 40,000-square-mile desert, of course, we’re never going to get that — but it’s kind of staggering that we only see like 0.00000000001 percent of what’s up there.
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