Zooming in on the Orion Nebula

This video sequence starts with a wide view of the Milky Way and slowly zooms in on the Orion Nebula, one of the brightest nearby regions of active star formation. The final view shows a very detailed new view of the stellar nursery from the VLT Survey Telescope.

Credit:

ESO, N. Risinger (skysurvey.org), Digitized Sky Survey 2. Music: Johan B. Monell (www.johanmonell.com)

About the Video

Id:eso1723b
Release date:27 July 2017, 12:00
Related releases:eso1723
Duration:55 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:Orion Nebula
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
Category:Nebulae

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