|A starry night
over the city of Dubai in the United Arab
Emirates is really not so starry.
is the only celestial beacon to come
close to competing with city lights in this
a situation all too familiar to urban skygazers.
The futuristic looking scene is
dominated by the 800 meter
tall Khalifa Tower,
presently the tallest free standing structure on planet Earth.
But for now you should also be able to make out a few of the very
brightest stars in Earth's night sky.
Capella is left of the tower and Aldebaran, Betelgeuse, Rigel,
and stars in Orion's Belt can just be identified in the heavily
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