Video Pick of the Week: VLT and the Milky Way

There are an estimated 100-300 billion stars in the Milky Way. Of these, in ideal conditions at any given time or place on Earth, only 2,500 are visible to the unaided eye.

Our Video Pick of the Week features time lapse views from the VLT (Very Large Telescope) in Cerro Paranal, Chile. Watch in High Definition for the ultimate experience.