Cosmic Light 2015 Video Trailer - To celebrate the cosmic light coming down to earth

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The official video trailer for Cosmic Light IYL2015, in English. You can request a translation of the video at

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Producer: Yasuhisa Shioya (NAOJ), Naotsugu Mikami (NAOJ)
Music and Sound Effects: HIMEKAMI
Footage and photos: Office for Astronomy Outreach, International Astronomical Union; National Astronomical Observatory of Japan; European Southern Observatory; Kwon O Chul / The World at Night; NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), Viz 3D team; Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, NASA Johnson Space Center
Acknowledgment: Tokyo City View Sky Deck, Roppongoi Hills
Project lead: Sze-leung Cheung (IAU/NAOJ), Chisato Ikuta (NAOJ)

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Release date:
11 August 2014, 16:01
02 m 54 s
Frame rate:
30 fps

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