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Epic Photos of Lasers Slicing Through the Night Sky


European Southern Observatory photo ambassador Yuri Beletsky shot a series of epic photos showing astronomers shooting powerful laser beams into the night sky. The photo above showing a laser beam pointed at the center of our galaxy was voted as last year’s Picture of the Year over at Wikipedia.

You can find full-res versions of these photos over on the ESO website.

Yuri Beletsky’s ESO Photos (via Fotografia 101)

Image credits: Photographs by Yuri Beletsky/ESO