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Sneak Peek! Observatory Documentary Full of Beautiful Starscapes

The European Southern Observatory sent a documentary team around to their telescopes in Chile. While the footage is still being processed, they've released some amazing photographs and timelapse footage for us to drool over. Oooooh, pretty!

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The Milky Way over La Silla Observatory, the ESO's planet-hunting telescope. Image credit: ESO/B. Tafreshi

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Otto the telescope-hauler tucked in for the night. Image credit: ESO/Y.Beletsky

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The road to Cerro Paranal. Does this count as a sneak peek at a sneaky peak? Image credit: ESO/B. Tafreshi

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Fish-eye view of the La Silla telescope. Image credit: ESO/B. Tafreshi

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Looking over the Andes from the Chajnantor Plateau. Image credit: ESO/C. Malin

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Starry skies with a red horizon glow. Image credit: ESO/B.Tafreshi

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The Very Large Telescope's laser for adaptive optics. Image credit: ESO

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Check out more still photographs here, and timelapse videos here.

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the guatrau

How are these related to a stealthy mountain?

(Tweet "sneak peak" to understand :-) )