Circular star trails

A reflection of the daily rotation of Earth on its axis, the apparent motion of the stars through the night sky in this short video from La Silla creates a stunning set of circular star trails.


ESO/B. Tafreshi (

About the Video

Release date:14 August 2015, 12:45
Duration:13 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:La Silla, Star Trails
Type:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Trail
Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
La Silla


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