19 August 2015 News

A sky full of stars: IC 4651 cluster as seen from La Silla in Chile

We often associate space with amazing beauty. Today is no exception.

In a video published at Space.com, and on YouTube, you can see an amazing view of the IC 4651 open star cluster, as captured by the La Silla Observatory in Chile (which is part of the European Southern Observatory).

You can watch the dramatic video here:

Chile, of course, is famous for weather conditions that make stargazing and astronomical research pretty much perfect.

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