A close-up look at the Prawn Nebula from ESO’s VST

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This pan video takes a closer look at some of the strange and spectacular features in the glowing jumble of gas clouds making up a huge stellar nursery nicknamed the Prawn Nebula. Taken using the VLT Survey Telescope at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in Chile, this may well be the sharpest picture ever taken of this object.

This image also contains information from images of this object taken by Martin Pugh.

Credit:

ESO. Music: movetwo. Acknowledgement: Martin Pugh 

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About the Video

Id:eso1340b
Language:en-gb
Release date:18 September 2013, 12:00
Related releases:eso1340
Duration:56s

About the Object

Name:IC 4628
Type:• X - Nebulae

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