Milky Way over Paranal Observatory, time-lapse footage
Milky Way over Paranal Observatory. Time-lapse footage of the Milky Way and the Magellanic Clouds in the night sky over the mountaintop site of Paranal Observatory, in the Atacama Desert of northern Chile. The Paranal Observatory is operated by the European Southern Observatory (ESO). It is situated at an altitude of 2635 metres, on Cerro Paranal. Footage filmed in April 2016.