Andromeda over Mount Gongga

The stars of constellation Andromeda and the magnificent neighboring galaxy M31 rise above the highest peak of Mount Gongga, Sichuan province, China.

The stars of constellation Andromeda and the magnificent neighboring galaxy M31 rise above the highest peak of Mount Gongga, Sichuan province, China. Credit: Jeff Dai

Jeff Dai

Minya Konka, Sichuan province of China

Canon EOS 5D MarkII
Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM
Loptron SkyTracker

The stars of constellation Andromeda and the magnificent neighboring galaxy M31 rise above the highest peak of Mount Gongga. Enjoying the fame as” The King of Sichuan Mountains”, Mount Gongga is the easternmost 7,000 metres (23,000 ft) peak in the world and the third highest peak outside of the Himalaya/Karakoram.

2013-06-14T00:00:00

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