Photo of Green Bank telescope featured on NASA website

An image of the Orion constellation rising over the Green Bank Telescope went viral on social media this week.

The photo, taken by West Virginia photographer Dave Green, was featured as NASA’s Astronomy Photo of the Day on go.nasa.gov.
“We love this image for so many reasons – besides being an amazing astrophotography image – Dave took this picture safely from our Observation deck to prevent interference with our observations,” said an administrator on the Green Bank Observatory’s Facebook page.

Follow Green’s work on Instagram @dave_has_a_camera.

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