1. An Astronomer's Paradise


    from Babak Tafreshi Added 46.9K 417 21

    Make sure to watch this full-screen with the sound on! Cerro Paranal is an astronomers paradise with its stunningly dark, steady and transparent sky. Located in the barren Atacama Desert of Chile…

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    • Rare sighting from VLT


      from Farid Char Added 15.7K 17 2

      During this time-lapse taken from the VLT complex at Paranal observatory, I caught an small sequence of a rare blurred object (0:14-0:18). The object is probably related to the launch of the FengYun-2F…

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      • A night in VLT and ALMA observatories (sound also recorded on location)


        from Jordi Busque Added 6,422 16 1

        The Very Large Telescope (VLT) consists of four individual telescopes, each with a primary mirror 8.2 m across and four movable Auxiliary Telescopes (ATs) of 1.8 m aperture. It is located on cerro…

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        • Brian Eno - Light Legs (Timelapses)


          from FroschYankee Added 5,815 106 7

          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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          • Day/Night at the ESO VLT


            from Gabe Brammer Added 3,292 23 0

            Inspiration from "time silces" by Richard Silver / http://www.petapixel.com/2012/09/25/beautiful-time-slice-photos-of-nyc-that-show-day-turning-into-night/. Exposures taken every 6 minutes…

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            • The Arc of the Milky Way


              from Babak Tafreshi Added 2,153 29 2

              A night arrives at Cerro Paranal, a mountain in the Atacama Desert of Chile and the site for some of the world's largest telescopes. Astronomers and staff of the observatory drive the road to…

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              • WAA VLT WIP


                from NSC Creative Added 1,582 10 1

                Work in progress

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                • E-ELT Trailer (European Extremely Large Telescope)


                  from alien Added 1,543 1 0

                  E-ELT Trailer (European Extremely Large Telescope) This is the official trailer for the E-ELT, the European Extremely Large Telescope. More info: http://www.eso.org/public/astronomy/teles-instr/e-elt.html :::::::::::…

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                  • La Via Lactea desde Paranal (Chile)


                    from Jaime Izquierdo Added 902 3 1

                    Observacion nocturna el 18 de Julio de 2010 en Paranal (Chile) de la Expedicion UCM - Shelios 2010 al eclipse total de Sol en Rapa-Nui del 11 de Julio de 2010.

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