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Timelapse of the sun rising over the William Herschel telescope. The telescope is named after the famous German astronomer and composer William Herschel and is located at t the Observatories del Roque de los Muchachos on the island of La Palma in the Canary Islands. It is currently the second largest single optical telescope in Europe. The Earth shadow and shadow of the mountaintop appear on the clouds in the background.
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