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Andes Star Trails   -  By: Babak A. Tafreshi

A time exposure image shows the rotating sky over bizarre landscape of high altitude Andes in Chile. An icy forest of penitentes cluster in the foreground. The penitentes are a curious natural phenomenon found in high-altitude regions. They are thin spikes of hardened snow or ice, with sharp edges pointing towards the Sun, reaching heights from a few centimeters up to several meters.

 


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