ESOcast 221 Light: ESO Telescope Sees Signs of Planet Birth

Observations with ESO’s SPHERE instrument on the Very Large Telescope have revealed the telltale signs of a star system being born.

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.



Directed by: Herbert Zodet.
Editing: Herbert Zodet.
Web and technical support: Gurvan Bazin and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Caitlyn Buongiorno, Stephanie Rowlands and Bárbara Ferreira.
Music: tonelabs ( – The Red North.
Footage and photos: ESO, Boccaletti et al., L. Calçada, Digitized Sky Survey 2, N. Risinger (, M. Kornmesser and C. Malin (
Scientific consultants: Paola Amico and Mariya Lyubenova.

Over de video

Publicatiedatum:20 mei 2020 14:00
Gerelateerde berichten:eso2008
Duur:01 m 26 s
Frame rate:25 fps

Over het object

Naam:AB Aurigae
Type:Milky Way : Star : Type : Variable

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