Raise of the faint stars

What looks like the Sun is indeed the Moon, which is setting behind the mountains of the Atacama Desert. As soon as the bright sphere of the Moon disappears, the faint stars become visible on the sky. A reason why astronomers prefer observations in moonless nights.

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Id:gl_north_valley_moonset
Release date:13 October 2014, 18:00
Duration:07 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:Atacama Desert, Moon
Type:Solar System : Sky Phenomenon : Light Phenomenon : Rainbow : Moonbow
Category:Chile (disabled)

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