McMath Pierce Solar telescope at night with star trails

A nine-hour exposure of the McMath-Pierce Solar Facility on Kitt Peak. The normally white building appears red due to high altitude haze following the 1991 eruptions of Mount Pinatubo. No filters or multiple exposures were used.

Credit:

Bill Livingston & NOAO/AURA/NSF.

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Type:Photographic
Release date:Sept. 28, 2018, 12:59 p.m.
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