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This Planet Is Not In Another Solar System

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It's right here. David Kaplan took this otherworldly image in Switzerland, with Orion glimmering over the mountains and the villages around the Lauerzersee glowing below a sea of fog. His sunrise shot—with the Moon and Venus aligned—is even better:

Illustration for article titled This Planet Is Not In Another Solar System
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Check out David's Flickr page for more photography goodness. [David Kaplan via APOD]

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"This Planet Is Not In Another Solar System"

Yes, because there is only one Solar system as there is only one star named "Sol."

Nice pictures, btw.