An infrared/visible light comparison of views of the Helix Nebula

This video compares a new view of the Helix Nebula acquired with the VISTA telescope in infrared light with the more familiar view in visible light from the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO's La Silla Observatory. The infrared vision of VISTA reveals strands of cold nebular gas that are mostly obscured in visible light images of the Helix.

Të drejtat:

ESO/VISTA/J. Emerson.
Acknowledgment: Cambridge Astronomical Survey Unit

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Id:eso1205b
Data e Publikimit:Jan 19, 2012, 12:00 CET
Publikime të ngjashme:eso1205
Kohëzgjatja:26 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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Emri:Helix Nebula, NGC 7293
Tipi:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
Kategori:Nebulae

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