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Radio Telescopes and Star Trails: A Time-lapse Video

This beautiful time-lapse video frames Australia’s newest radio telescope array against a backdrop of stars.

The telescopes seen here are part of the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) located at the Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory in Western Australia. The video was produced by photographer Alex Cherney over five nights using three cameras and snapping 19,960 photos.

CSIRO ASKAP Radio Telescope Time Lapse

Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 01/21/13

Comments (4)

  1. PhotographerEva

    Beautifully done. Nice work!

  2. terrens

    Pretty nice place. Can’t believe that on this planet are so nice places as seen.

  3. Jack

    Beautiful.
    I cannot see our Galaxy as clearly where I live in Florida

  4. christopher

    Sweet!! That is absolutely wonderful!!

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