Swirling stars above the VLT

The rotating sky above ESO's Very Large Telescope at Paranal. The effect of the stars swirling above the telescope enclosures is created by taking the photograph with a very long exposure time, capturing the way the stars appear to move as the Earth rotates.

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ESO/G.Brammer

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About the Image

Id:brammer_vlt_perseids
Type:Photographic
Release date:27 February 2013, 22:10
Size:3294 x 2181 px

About the Object

Name:Star Trails, Stars, Very Large Telescope
Type:• Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Trail
• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - Paranal

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