A close look at the spiral galaxy NGC 1637

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This pan sequence takes a close look at a new image of the spiral galaxy NGC 1637 from ESO’s Very Large Telescope at the Paranal Observatory in Chile. In 1999 scientists discovered a Type II supernova in this galaxy and followed its slow fading over the following years.


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About the Video

Release date:20 March 2013, 12:00
Related releases:eso1315

About the Object

Name:NGC 1637
Type:• X - Galaxies


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