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“damn, what a sky…” – redux

Thu 15 November 2012, 8:17pm

[Image credit: ESO/Y. Beletsky]  Another stunning time-lapse video of the wondrous night sky above the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope [VLT] array on top of Cerro Paranal in Chile’s Atacama Desert.  This time presented as ESO Cast 50: Chile Chill 1[Marvel at the solar system in motion... - Ed]  Or, indeed, the galaxy.  Stay with it past a relatively slow start for the best images. Video via Eso Observatory.

Video Credit:

ESO.
Editing: Herbert Zodet.
Web and technical support: Mathias André and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Music: John Stanford (johnstanfordmusic.com).
Footage and photos: ESO, Christoph Malin (christophmalin.com),
Babak Tafreshi (twanight.org), Stéphane Guisard (www.eso.org/~sguisard),
José Francisco Salgado (josefrancisco.org), INAF-VST/OmegaCAM,
MPE/Nick Risinger (skysurvey.org)/Digitized Sky Survey 2/VISTA/J. Emerson/
Acknowledgment: Cambridge Astronomical Survey Unit.
Directed by: Herbert Zodet.
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen.

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Comments (3)

  1. Greenflag (profile) says:

    Pete ,

    The Martians are coming ?

    http://www.npr.org/2012/11/20/165513016/big-news-from-mars-rover-scientists-mum-for-now

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  2. Pete Baker (profile) says:

    Wait ’til they have something to announce, Greenie…

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  3. Greenflag (profile) says:

    Indeed -thought you might have had some inkling as to the great mystery about to be unfolded . Patience as always .

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