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Beautiful images show the Tibetan sky at night in the Himalayan mountains

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The Tibetan night sky was captured in these beautiful images showing the stunning buildings and statues in the Himalayan mountains. Grey Chow, 33, traveled for two hours to get to the Spiti Valley to capture the starry backdrop along the isolated, deserted roads. The senior project engineer was able to take amazingly clear images thanks to the limited amount of pollution at the 4,500-foot altitude. (Caters News)

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Star trails surround the Langza Buddha in the Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh, in northern India. (Photo: Grey Chow/Caters News)


Key Monastery illuminated on a mountain in the Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh, in northern India with an amazing night sky. (Photo: Grey Chow/Caters News)


Key Monastery illuminated on a mountain in the Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh, in northern India — photographed with the full Milky Way in view. (Photo: Grey Chow/Caters News)


The village of Dhankar in the Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh, in northern India illuminated by streetlights as star trails fill the night sky. (Photo: Grey Chow/Caters News)


The Tabo Monastery, with the Milky Way in the background, in the Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh, in northern India. (Photo: Grey Chow/Caters News)


Key Monastery illuminated on a mountainside in the Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh, in northern India with star trails seen overhead. (Photo: Grey Chow/Caters News)


Grey Chow stands on a road with Key Monastery lit up in the distance on the hill the in the Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh, in northern India. (Photo: Grey Chow/Caters News)


The Tabo Monastery Stupa is illuminated as the Milky Way is captured above in the Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh, in northern India. (Photo: Grey Chow/Caters News)


The Milky Way over the Langza Buddha in the Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh, in northern India. (Photo: Grey Chow/Caters News)


The mountains that surround the town of Kalpa shown in an amazing night sky view in the Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh, in northern India. (Photo: Grey Chow/Caters News)