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A glorious photo by Gunarto Song of a shooting star appearing to fall into the mouth of Mount Merapi – the most active volcano in Indonesia.

Merapi’s constant activity means that no one is allowed within 5km so, in search of a good shot of the evening scenery, Song set up his camera on Batu Alien – a huge head-shaped stone thrown from the mouth of the volcano during a previous eruption.

From here, he noticed the falling meteor and captured a four-second exposure which has since gone viral.

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