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Time lapse of Earth rotating under the night sky

The Very Large Telescope (VLT) is an array of four, movable optical telescopes operated by the European Southern Observatory in Chile. According to its Wikipedia entry the array is capable of seeing the gap between the headlights of a car … Continue reading

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Incredible high-res panorama of the night sky

The Photopic Sky Survey is an astonishingly detailed 360 degree panorama of the entire night sky.   The 5 giga-pixel photo consists of 37,000+ exposures stitched together. Amazingly, it was all put together by just one person, Nick Risinger,  who describes … Continue reading

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