Zooming in on the Herbig-Haro object HH 46/47

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This zoom sequence starts with a wide view of the southern Milky Way and then closes in on a rich region of dark clouds and young stars in the constellation of Vela (The Sails). One of these dark star-forming clouds features the Herbig-Haro object HH 46/47 where jets from a young star are colliding with the surrounding material. This object was the target of a study using ALMA during the Early Science phase.

Credit:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2/Nick Risinger (skysurvey.org)

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About the Video

Id:eso1336a
Release date:20 August 2013, 16:00
Related releases:eso1336
Duration:56s

About the Object

Name:HH 46, HH 47
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Outflow
• X - Stars

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