ESOcast 33: Under Chilean Skies

In the pursuit of pristine skies, ESO, the European Southern Observatory, operates its telescopes far beyond Europe, in the remote and arid landscape of the Atacama Desert in Chile. Check why in this ESOcast episode.

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Visual design and editing: Martin Kornmesser and Luis Calçada.
Editing: Herbert Zodet.
Web and technical support: Lars Holm Nielsen and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Herbert Zodet and Sarah Reed.
Narration: Dr. J and Gaitee Hussain.
Music: Movetwo.
Footage and photos: ESO, Stéphane Guisard, Christoph Malin and José Francisco Salgado, GoogleEarth.
Directed by: Herbert Zodet.
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen.

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About the Video

Release date:11 August 2011, 14:00
Related announcements:ann11051
Duration:07m 44s

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