1. Mauna Kea Heavens Timelapse


    from Sean Goebel Added 485K 4,257 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 10.9K 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 7,305 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 6,577 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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          • Adaptive optics 2017


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            Adaptive optics A new technology to play with light and to make images better than ever. Recent advances in imaging and laser processing techniques are more and more requiring optical systems whose…

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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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              • Taking the twinkle out of the stars


                from Barbara Carcangiu Added 429 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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                • Triple Asteroid System (216) Kleopatra


                  from Franck Marchis Added 422 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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                  • shooting stars and shooting stars


                    from djulik Added 206 0 0

                    February 14th ♡ 2013 The newly upgraded laser (PaRLa) at ESO's Paranal Observatory (Chile) emerges form UT4, one of the four 8.2m telescopes (VLT) and shoot at stars and galaxies. Adaptive…

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