1. Mauna Kea Heavens Timelapse


    from Sean Goebel Added 489K 4,267 70

    Timelapse of the observatories atop Mauna Kea, Hawaii. The summit is at an altitude of nearly 14,000 ft and is the premiere site for astronomy in the Northern Hemisphere. As an astronomy graduate…

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    • Lasers 3 over Mauna Kea


      from Andrew Cooper Added 11K 26 1

      Ninety x one minute exposures of three lasers working the sky over the summit of Mauna Kea. This includes the Keck 1, Keck 2 and Subaru AO lasers projected into the sky on the evening of May 26th,…

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      • "The Sun Watchers"


        from AstronomyOutreach network Added 18.4K 12 2

        "The Sun Watchers" was funded through a grant by Explore Scientific and produced by the AstronomyOutreach network. The Sun Watchers is a look inside the solar observatory in Big Bear, CA.…

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        • Gemini Observatory - GeMS


          from Camilo Corbeaux Added 6,581 5 0

          Video realizado para el observatorio Gemini y su sistema GeMS (Gemini Multi-Conjugated Adaptive Optics System). Con subtítulos en español. Realizado por: Camilo Corbeaux A. Roberto…

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          • Taking the twinkle out of the stars


            from Barbara Carcangiu Added 485 3 0

            Our atmosphere causes the stars to twinkle, which can be very nice to look at but causes lots of problems for astronomers. The movement in the atmosphere makes it difficult for telescopes to get a…

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            • Adaptive Optics and SPHERE


              from ESO Observatory Added 62 1 0

              This animation shows the Spectro-Polarimetric High-contrast Exoplanet REsearch (SPHERE) instrument. An instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope with the primary objective of discovering and studying…

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              • Triple Asteroid System (216) Kleopatra


                from Franck Marchis Added 499 1 0

                Triple Asteroid System (216) Kleopatra. This movie shows the moons AlexHelios and CleoSelene orbiting the parent dog-boned shape asteroid, (216) Kleopatra, over a period of three days. The mutual…

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                • Tail End of the Stars


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                  • James Graham: Imaging Planets Beyond the Solar System


                    from Steve Croft Added 468 0 2

                    James Graham presents a public talk at UC Berkeley on May 16, 2009, in celebration of the International Year of Astronomy, as part of the series described at astro.berkeley.edu/iya . The last few…

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