ESOcast 7: Behind the scenes of "Around the World in 80 Telescopes"

Is it possible to visit all major observatories in the world, covering every continent, in the space of just 24 hours? ESO made a trip "Around the World in 80 Telescopes" during a live 24-hour webcast. Let's go behind the scenes to find out how it was done.

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Visual design and editing: Martin Kornmesser and Luis Calçada. Cinematography: Peter Rixner. Editing: Herbert Zodet. Web and technical support: Lars Holm Nielsen and Raquel Yumi Shida. Written by: Catherine Moloney, Herbert Zodet, Lars Lindberg Christensen and Douglas Pierce-Price. Host: Dr. J. Narration: Gaitee Hussain. Music: movetwo. Footage and photos: ESO. Directed by: Herbert Zodet.


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Release date:18 May 2009, 14:30
Duration:05m 58s

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