A close look at the dwarf galaxy IC 1613

This video sequence takes a close look at a new image, captured with the OmegaCAM camera on ESO’s VLT Survey Telescope in Chile, showing an unusually clean small galaxy. IC 1613 contains very little cosmic dust, allowing astronomers to explore its contents with great clarity.

Credit:

ESO. Music: Johan B. Monell (www.johanmonell.com)  Acknowledgement: VST/Omegacam Local Group Survey

About the Video

Id:eso1603b
Release date:27 January 2016, 12:00
Related releases:eso1603
Duration:50 s

About the Object

Name:IC 1613
Category:Galaxies

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