1. ATACAMA

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    A collection of night timelapses captured at the Atacama desert and at the ALMA Observatory (www.http://www.eso.org/public/teles-instr/alma/). Music: "The Temperature of the Air on the Bow…

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    • 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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        • ESOcast 47: Finding Life — Special 50th anniversary episode #7

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          ESOcast 47 is the seventh special episode of this series. In this special episode we look at one of the greatest quests that astronomers have pursued over the centuries: the search for life in…

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          • Artist’s impression of eclipsing binary

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            from ESO Observatory Added 124 9 2

            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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            • The final ALMA antenna is handed over to the observatory

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              On 30 September 2013 the final ALMA antenna was handed over to the ALMA Observatory. This picture shows the antenna being moved on the giant transporter called Otto. The 12-metre-diameter dish was…

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              • Artist’s impression of the hottest and most massive touching double star

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                from ESO Observatory Added 40 3 1

                This animated artist’s impression shows VFTS 352 — the hottest and most massive double star system to date where the two components are in contact and sharing material. The two stars in…

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                • Close-up view of the star cluster NGC 6193 and nebula NGC 6188

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                  from ESO Observatory Added 138 3 1

                  This video, taken by OmegaCAM on the VLT Survey Telescope at Paranal Observatory, gives a close-up view of a section of the Ara OB1 stellar association. In the centre of the image is the young open…

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                  • Zooming in on the star cluster NGC 2367

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                    from ESO Observatory Added 104 3 1

                    This video starts with a view of the southern Milky Way and takes us on a journey towards the open star cluster NGC 2367, not far from the bright star Sirius in the constellation of Canis Major (The…

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                    • ESOcast 76: A Polarised View of Stellar Magnetism

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                      from ESO Observatory Added 120 5 1

                      Astronomers using ESO facilities have been advancing astronomical studies for decades. Along the way, there have been many truly significant findings that have had a major impact on our understanding…

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