International Year of Astronomy 2009 Trailer

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International Year of Astronomy 2009, IAU and UNESCO
Visual design: Martin Kornmesser & Luis Calçada
Music and Sound Effects: MoveTwo (Axel Kornmesser & Markus Löffler)
Footage and photos: Gemini Observatory (Kirk Pu'uohau-Pummill/Peter Michaud), CFHT (Jean-Charles Cuillandre), TWAN (Babak Tafreshi, Laurent Laveder), Martin Kornmesser (ESA/Hubble), NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, ESA/Mars Express, Kevin Govender, NASA/Spitzer Space Telescope, ESO/VLT/ALMA, & Akira Fujii
Project lead: Lars Lindberg Christensen (ESA/Hubble)

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Release date:2 March 2011, 10:55
Duration:02 m 35 s

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