1. Brian Eno - Light Legs (Timelapses)

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    Timelapses from ESO (The European Southern Observatory in Chile - La Silla, Paranal and Chajnantor). footage: José Francisco Salgado (josefrancisco.org) Stéphane Guisard (www.eso.org/~sguisard) music: Brian…

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    • Gaia's mission: solving the celestial puzzle

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      A space mission to create the largest, most-accurate, map of the Milky Way in three dimensions will revolutionise our understanding of the galaxy and the universe beyond. On 19th December 2013,…

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      • VLT VISTA Compilation 2009

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        Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy (VISTA). Download this video in different formats from http://www.eso.org/public/videos/vlt2009compvista/

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        • The movie ALMA — In Search of our Cosmic Origins

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          This 16-minute video presents the history of ALMA from the origins of the project several decades ago to the recent first science results. Illustrated by dramatic helicopter footage, the movie takes…

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          • Artist’s impression of eclipsing binary

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            This video shows an artist’s impression of an eclipsing binary star system. As the two stars orbit each other they pass in front of one another and their combined brightness, seen from a distance,…

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            • ESOcast 53: Chile Chill 3

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              This is the third installment of Chile Chill, a type of ESOcast designed to offer a calm experience of the Chilean night sky and ESO's observing sites, undisturbed by facts or narration. In this episode…

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              • Zooming in on Gum 15

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                This zoom sequence shows the location of the star formation region Gum 15 in the southern constellation of Vela (The Sails). This little known object is located in a spectacular part of the Milky…

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                • Zooming in on an eclipsing binary in the Large Magellanic Cloud

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                  This zoom sequence starts with a very broad view of the southern skies and closes in on one of the closest galaxies to the Milky Way — Large Magellanic Cloud. Within this galaxy several very faint…

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                  • Artist’s impression of glycolaldehyde molecules

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                    A team of astronomers has found molecules of glycolaldehyde — a simple form of sugar — in the gas surrounding a young binary star, with similar mass to the Sun, called IRAS 16293-2422. This is the…

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                    • Dust trap animation

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                      This artist’s rendering shows the behaviour of different sized particles in the disc of dust that surrounds Oph-IRS 48 system. The bigger particles, millimetres in diameter, tend to clump together…

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