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The zodiacal light comes from tiny particles in the plane of our solar system scattering sunlight. This phenomenon is visible only from dark sites. Here, the zodiacal light arcs upward above Mesr Village in central Iran. The illumination reaches all the way to the Pleiades (M45) at the top of the image. The village itself created the small region of yellow light pollution. (Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Canon 15mm f/2.8 fisheye lens set at f/3.2, ISO 3200, 35-second exposure)
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