Dusk falls and work begins

The Very Large Telescope (VLT) is based out in the arid and isolated Chilean desert. The four unit telescopes and one of the smaller auxiliary telescopes are visible in this time-lapse. As night draws in, the telescopes are adjusted to point at different parts of the sky.

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ESO/F. Kamphues

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Id:fk_vlt_platform_day_night
Release date:20 June 2016, 11:19
Duration:10 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:Very Large Telescope
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
Category:Paranal

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