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Crux

 Crux or the Southern Cross is probably the most popular constellation in Australia and is as well a symbol in their flag. In the southern hemisphere, it is used to approximate then location of the south celestial pole by extending it 4 1/2 times to where it points. In one aboriginal culture, it is regarded as a stingray. 

Photo details:

Canon 700D 

30s single exposure f4 at ISO 3200

Taken at Katoomba Airstrip, NSW

 

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