Note that Chicago style outlines two distinct citation styles—Notes/bibliography style and Author/date style—and that this guide covers only Notes/Bibliography style.
1. First Name Last Name of creator, Title of Work, date of creation or completion, medium, Name of Institution, location (if applicable), URL.
As illustrated in Three Planets Dance over La Silla, the phenomenon of 'syzygy' is when celestial bodies align in the sky.
1. Yuri Beletsky, Three Planets Dance over La Silla, June 3, 2013, photograph, European Southern Observatory, https://www.eso.org/public/images/potw1322a/.
When celestial bodies are in alignment (see fig. 1) it is called syzygy.
Figure 1. An example of syzygy (celestial alignment) above the La Silla observatory, Chile. (Photograph by Yuri Beletsky, Three Planets Dance over La Silla, June 3, 2013, European Southern Observatory, https://www.eso.org/public/images/potw1322a/).
*Note: The above formatting is meant as a guideline only. There is no definitive format for a figure caption. For example, see some examples of captions from the Chicago manual:
McCurry, Steve. Afghan Girl. December 1984. Photograph. National Geographic, cover, June 1985.
Monet, Claude. The River, 1868. Painting. Art Institute, Chicago. http://worldimages.sjsu.edu/objects-1/info/13498.
Beletsky, Yuri. Three Planets Dance over La Silla. June 3, 2013. Photograph. European Southern Observatory. https://www.eso.org/public/images/potw1322a/.
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