Time-lapse of the VLT observations

This video shows the VLT observing the night skies over Paranal. The sections of the telescope which can be seen opening and closing periodically are there to control the temperature within the enclosure, ensuring optimal viewing conditions.

Credit:

R. Wesson/ESO

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Id:rw_vlt01
Release date:16 January 2015, 09:36
Duration:38 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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Category:Paranal

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