Shadows in the Atacama Desert

This video shows the immediate surroundings of ESO's Paranal Observatory in the Atacama Desert. 

At an altitude of 2600 metres, this remote and extremely dry site offers one of the clearest skies on Earth, a necessary condition to perform cutting-edge astronomical observations.

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Id:vlt09deserttimelapse
Release date:22 February 2010, 12:12
Duration:14s

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Type:• X - Paranal

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