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light pillars near Antwerp, Belgium
Photo taken from almost the same spot as the previous picture, but nearly a year later (on October 19, 1977 at 7:24 pm, to be precise). Exposure: 8 seconds at f/1.8. Contrast enhanced. Distance between light source and camera: 31.6 km (19.6 miles). Altitude of reflective layer: approximately 5.1 km (3.2 miles).

[© Frans VAN LOO - photo used with permission]