Time Lapse Sky Shows Earth Rotating Instead of Stars

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Here is a minor edit to the excellent video by Stephane Guisard and Jose Francisco Salgado, posted at Nicol...
Here is a minor edit to the excellent video by Stephane Guisard and Jose Francisco Salgado, posted at Nicolas Bustos channel. Visit http://eso.org for more about the   European Southern Observatory.

Credits for original video: 
ESO/José Francisco Salgado (http://www.josefrancisco.org)
ESO/S. Guisard (http://www.astrosurf.com/sguisard/)

The time-lapse starfield has been edited to show the rotation of the Earth from the point of view of the stars.

At  http://youtu.be/wFpeM3fxJoQ is the original video by Guisard and Salgado. 

At http://astrosurf.com/sguisard/ and http://josefrancisco.org/ are more pictures from the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope (VLT) located in the Atacama Desert, Chile.

Music: "Arcadia" available at http://incompetech.com, copyright by Kevin Macleod.

If you like this, you may like at http://pigmentleft.blogspot.com/ some intriguing and well-executed 2d and 3d art.

For anyone interested, at http://www.bulletpeople.com/?p=1805 you can read how this video was done.
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