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Andromeda over Tash Rabat

Basudeb Chakrabarti from Kolkata, India

The Andromeda Galaxy (M31) hangs in the sky over the mountains of Kyrgyzstan near Tash Rabat in this image taken with a Nikon Z 6II full-frame mirrorless camera and a 135mm lens at f/2. The sky frames consist of sixty 20-second exposures at ISO 1000; the foreground was captured with three 2-minute exposures at ISO 1600.