Objects in the sky during the La Silla total solar eclipse (English)

ESO's La Silla Observatory will be enveloped in darkness by a total solar eclipse on 2 July 2019. This rare event may result in a number of bright stars and planets becoming briefly visible in the sky. As shown in this artist's impression, planets Venus and Mercury along with the bright stars Sirius, Procyon, Rigel and Betelgeuse are those which may be visible during the 2019 La Silla eclipse. The Spanish version of this video is found here.


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Release date:4 July 2018, 16:00
Related releases:eso1822
Related announcements:ann18054
Duration:12 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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Type:Solar System : Sky Phenomenon : Eclipse : Solar : Total
Category:Solar System



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