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From Dusk till Dawn - A Paranal Perspective

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This video depicts a whole night of work at ESO's Paranal Observatory, from dusk till dawn. 

As the starry sky begins disclosing its beauties, the domes of the four VLT Unit Telescopes rapidly move to observe different celestial objects. Above the observatory, the wonderful landscape of the Milky Way rides the firmament in all its glory, while several shooting stars 'scratch' the sky, leaving very distinctive trails.

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ESO/S. Guisard (www.eso.org/~sguisard)

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Language:en-gb
Release date:15 February 2010, 17:26
Duration:58s

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