ESOcast 101 Light: Stars found in black hole blasts (4K UHD)

New observations from ESO's Very Large Telescope have revealed stars forming in the huge outflows in galaxies, which are driven by central supermassive black holes. This ESOcast Light takes a quick look at the important facts.

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.



Editing: Herbert Zodet.
Web and technical support: Mathias André and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Thomas Barratt, Lauren Fuge, Oana Sandu and Richard Hook.
Music: STAN DART (
Footage and photos: ESO, ESA/Hubble, M. Kornmesser and C. Malin (
Directed by: Herbert Zodet.
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen.

About the Video

Release date:27 March 2017, 17:00
Related releases:eso1710
Duration:01 m 13 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:IRAS F23128-5919
Type:Early Universe : Galaxy : Component : Central Black Hole
Early Universe : Galaxy : Activity : AGN
Quasars and Black Holes

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