ESOcast 95 Light: How Big is a Star? (4K UHD)

It’s hard to comprehend the sheer size of objects in space , but let’s give it a try!

The video is available in 4K UHD.

The ESOcast Light is a series of short videos bringing you the wonders of the Universe in bite-sized pieces. The ESOcast Light episodes will not be replacing the standard, longer ESOcasts, but complement them with current astronomy news and images in ESO press releases.



Visual Design and Editing: Martin Kornmesser and Luis Calçada.
Editing: Herbert Zodet.
Web and technical support: Mathias André and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Thomas Barratt, Lauren Fuge, Oana Sandu & Richard Hook.
Music: STAN DART (
Footage and photos: ESO, M. Kornmesser/L. Calçada
Directed by: Herbert Zodet. 
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen

About the Video

Release date:8 February 2017, 11:00
Duration:02 m 08 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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