Atacama Starry Nights – [TIME-LAPSE]

Astronomer’s Paradise is the first episode of a Atacama Starry Nights timelapse movie series. The footage is taken from Cerro Paranal located in the Atacama Desert of Chile and home to some of the world’s leading telescopes.

Operated by the European Southern Observatory the Very Large Telescope (VLT) is located on the Paranal mountain and composed of four 8 m telescopes which can combine their light to make a giant telescope by interferometry.

Music:
Carbon Based Lifeforms – Arecibo
Extract from the album [ Twentythree ]

(via broadsheet)

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