Zooming in on the Leo Triplet of galaxies

This video sequence starts with a view of the bright constellation of Leo (The Lion). We then zoom slowly in on three bright galaxies, NGC 3628, Messier 65 and Messier 66. In the final part of the video we see a very detailed view of this Leo Triplet, as well many background objects, in a new image from the VLT Survey Telescope.

Crediti:

ESO/A. Fujii/Digitized Sky Survey 2/INAF-VST/OmegaCAM. Acknowledgement: OmegaCen/Astro-WISE/Kapteyn Institute. Music: John Dyson (from the album Moonwind)

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Identificazione:eso1126a
Data di pubblicazione:Mercoledì 27 Luglio 2011 12:00
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Durata:56 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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Nome:Leo Triplet
Tipo:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Interacting
Categoria:Galaxies
Galaxy Clusters

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