Paranal time-lapse

The progress of the stars through the night sky over Paranal in Chile can be seen in this time-lapse video, as well as the VLT's Adaptive Optics laser, intermittently firing into the Earth's upper atmosphere.

Credit:

R. Wesson/ESO

About the Video

Id:paranal_timelapse_rw2
Release date:27 February 2015, 12:51
Duration:20 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:Cerro Paranal, Laser Guide Star, Paranal
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
Category:Paranal

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