Star trails at Paranal

Looking towards the celestial equator, the star trails in this time-lapse video can be seen as almost a straight horizontal line through the centre of the frame, while the two celestial poles are hinted at by the more constrained, circular motions of the stars to the top left and bottom right.

Credit:

R. Wesson/ESO

About the Video

Id:paranal_timelapse_rw4
Release date:27 February 2015, 12:19
Duration:33 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:Cerro Paranal, Paranal, Star Trails
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
Category:Paranal

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