ESOcast 134 Light: Revealing Galactic Secrets (4K UHD)

The VLT Survey Telescope has captured the most detailed image yet of the galaxy NGC 1316 and its rich surroundings. Discover more in this episode of ESOcast Light.

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.



Visual Design and Editing: Luis Calçada, Petr Horalek
Web and technical support: Mathias André and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Rosa Jesse and Richard Hook
Music: Movetwo
Footage and photos: ESO, N. Risinger (, L. Calçada, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center and the Advanced Visualization Laboratory at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, B. Robertson, L. Hernquist
Directed by: Herbert Zodet
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen.

About the Video

Release date:25 October 2017, 12:00
Related releases:eso1734
Duration:01 m 22 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:NGC 1316
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Lenticular

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