Milky Way over Mount Abu Observatory

Nikunj Rawal captured the Milky Way over India’s Mount Abu Observatory on June 1.

Image via Nikunj Rawal.

The Mount Abu InfraRed Telescope is India’s first major facility specifically designed for ground-based infrared observations of celestial objects. The observatory is 5,512 feet (1,680 meters) above sea level, on top of the Gurushikhar peak of Aravali range, in Mount Abu, a hill resort in Rajasthan, India.

Nikunj Rawal captured this image on June 1, 2017 at 1:30 a.m. Thanks for sharing it with us Nikunj!

Bottom line: Photo of the Milky Way over India’s Mount Abu Observatory.

Eleanor Imster