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.

Autorska prava:

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

O video klipu

Id:eso1126a
Datum objavljivanja:27. jul 2011. 12:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso1126
Trajanje:56 s
Frame rate:30 fps

O objektu

Naziv:Leo Triplet
Tip:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Interacting
Kategorija:Galaxies
Galaxy Clusters

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