The Milky Way: A Stupendous Sight Over Cerro Tololo

Our home galaxy, the Milky Way, treats observers at Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (CTIO) to a stupendous sight every night. Where this band of light bulges and brightens is the core of the Galaxy. The telescopes on CTIO's Main Platform line the edges of this fulldome video.


CTIO/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/T. Matsopoulos

About the Video

Release date:Sept. 21, 2023, 4:43 p.m.
Duration:30 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object


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