Milky Way

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The Milky Way in Scorpius-Sagittarius. The direction to the galactic centre is about halfway between the centre of the picture and the left edge. The galactic centre is located behind immense, absorbing clouds of interstellar dust and gas, which appear as dark lanes in the crowded star fields

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