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Watch this: 360-degree view of the night sky captured with fisheye lens

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Star trails
Star trails

While time-lapse videos may be a dime a dozen these days, French photographer Stephane Vetter put together one that perfectly captures a full 360-degree view of the night sky. It's a stunning view that was made possible through the use of an 8mm Sigma fisheye lens paired with a Nikon D3 DSLR. The end result is a great video of the starry sky spinning overhead as it did on November 17th, along with an appropriately spacey soundtrack; Vetter even labeled some of the major stars and constellations that were visible that night. While it's only a two-minute clip, it does an excellent job at capturing and portraying the beauty found in the vastness of space.