Our very own :)

Our very own :)

Originally shared by Philip Plait (The Bad Astronomer)

Faces turned upward, a telescope array scans the southern skies

This is a lovely time lapse showing the telescopes in the ASKAP array dancing in synchronicity while the Australian sky whirls overhead.

I added my own thoughts to this about what it's like to understand what you're seeing when you look up into the night as well:

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2012/10/03/time-lapse-stunning-australian-skies-over-a-pathfinding-array/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FDoDk4D2RAw

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