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'The Island' Time-Lapse Video Showcases Astronomy Haven

2/14/2012 8:11 PM Eastern

 The Island, a new time-lapse video from Christoph Malin was shot on La Palma in the Spanish Canary Islands. Explains National Geographic, "Combine La Palma’s high, dry mountain peaks with low light pollution and reasonable access, and you get one of the best spots on the planet for optical astronomy."

Malin used a Nikon D3, D700 and two D7000s to capture the video. A full equipment list can be found on his Vimeo page. Read more La Palma's unique features here.

Teaser: "The Island" - La Palma Time Lapse Video from Christoph Malin on Vimeo.

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