Geostationary satellites over Paranal

This image is a half-hour exposure of a section of the night sky over Paranal and the geostationary satellites which orbit overhead. Around 40 are present in this image, although a total of 60 orbit in the longitudinal range framed within this shot.

Credit:

R. Wesson/ESO

About the Image

Id:img_3754-cc
Type:Photographic
Release date:9 December 2014, 11:43
Size:8790 x 1558 px

About the Object

Type:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Trail : Satellite
Category:Paranal

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