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These Galactic Time-Lapse Videos Are Otherworldly

Except it's our world!

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In a video entitled "Starry Nights," photographer Jan Hattenbach pieced together footage from the world's biggest observatories, from Chile to Spain.

Jan Hattenbach / Georg Görgen / Via vimeo.com

It feels like laying on your back, watching the world go idly by as the telescopes zip their heads around like giant WALL-Es.

The images were shot by him and Georg Görgen over the course of three years.

Jan Hattenbach / Georg Görgen / Via vimeo.com

"The time-lapses were a byproduct of our visual observing," he writes on the Vimeo page. "If you ever have the chance to spend a night at one of these observatories, consider yourself very lucky!"

Watch our tiny blue marble spin below.

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