Unlocking the Mysteries of Distant Stars
Chile, South America, Atacama Desert, TAO project team of Tokyo University has been constructing the huge infrared telescope on the peak of Mt. Chajnantor. The show merges CG space scenes with powerful and beautiful live-action images including scenes of severe desert and local town San Pedro. The story unfolds as an astronomer working on the project meets a boy Sherpa. Together they watch the stars, trace the constellations and discover a pure fascination for the stars. Based on the interviews for the TAO project members, the story lively depicts the enthusiasm of the astronomer for the stars.
Produced by KONICA MINOLTA PLANETARIUM CO., LTD
Approximate running time: 26 minutes.