The Pleiades and Orion over the Atacama Desert | Diego Cartes Saavedra

Photographer
Diego Cartes Saavedra
Email
dcartes@gmail.com
Location of photo
El Salvador, Atacama, Chile
Date/Time of photo
2010/12/23
Equipment
Canon 40D Hutech Modified Camera, and a tripod.
Description
The landscape of the Atacama Desert, home of professional observatories. In this image, the Pleiades an Orion rises over the horizon, and at the same time, the rising moon lits the ground, revealing even it most distant mountains.
Website
http://www.flickr.com/photos/stars