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Caption: 'Timelapse of a night of observations at Paranal Observatory, Chile. The laser guide star seen beamed upwards from the observatory is used to correct for atmospheric disturbances, and hence produce a clearer image. '.

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Keywords: adaptive, aeroplane, astronomy, atacama desert, chile, chilean, guide star, laser, lights, milky way, n, night sky, observation, observatory, observing, optical, optics, paranal, paranal observatory timelapse, plane, rotation, south america, southern hemisphere, space, star, starry, stars, telescope, trails, vlt

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Paranal observatory timelapse

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