Zooming in on the star formation region Gum 41

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This zoom sequence starts with a broad view of the Milky Way and closes in on one of the more spectacular sections in the constellation of Centaurus (The Centaur). In the final sequence we see the star formation region known as Gum 41 in a new image from the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile.


ESO/N. Risinger (skysurvey.org)/Hisayoshi Kato. Music: movetwo

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About the Video

Release date:16 April 2014, 12:00
Related releases:eso1413

About the Object

Name:Gum 41
Type:• X - Nebulae


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