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What lines are showing?

What lines are showing?

Cameraman Nicholas Oikonomou (Nour Photo via AFP) Different regions of the galaxy recorded With downloads long exposure In a mountainous area near the city of Xanthi in northern Greece.

His photos capture the night scene with the colorful dome of the Milky Way with great clarity, aided by clear skies.

The lines shown It is the passing of planes, satellites and meteors while the low light pollution comes from the lights of Xanthi city.

It was noted that In the term “Galaxy” We mean the galaxy To whom does the Earth and the entire solar system belong? While when we refer to another galaxy we write it with a small “c” followed by its name. Although our Milky Way is one of billions of galaxies in the universe, it is of special importance to humans, as it is the “home” of the solar system. Democritus (460-370 BC) was the first The man who claimed without instruments that the Milky Way is made up of distant stars: “A galaxy is made up of many small, continuous stars, shining on each other, and meeting because of their density.”

Our Galaxy It has a relatively low surface brightness due to the interstellar medium. which fills the disk of the galaxy, “preventing” us from seeing the light. Center of the galaxy. Therefore, it is difficult to see from an urban or suburban area that suffers from light pollution.





Illustration of the Milky Way near Xanthi

Nour Photo via AFP

Nicholas Economou








Illustration of the Milky Way near Xanthi

Nour Photo via AFP

Nicholas Economou








Illustration of the Milky Way near Xanthi

Nour Photo via AFP

Nicholas Economou




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