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Is this an image of Halley’s comet from 1066 in New Mexico? Chaco Canyon is filled with astronomical mysteries. Learn more at:
Fahada Butte at the Chaco Canyon UNESCO World Heritage Site. Site of millenia old astronomical observatories. Moonrise HDR comp captured with a Sony a7iii and 50mm f/2.8.
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