Zooming in on the newly discovered globular star cluster VVV CL001

 

This sequence starts with a wide-field view of the spectacular central parts of the southern Milky Way. As we zoom in we can see many famous objects, including the Lagoon Nebula. In the final sequence we dive deep into the dusty regions and reveal two almost hidden globular clusters, UKS 1 and the newly discovered VVV CL001 in a new image from the VISTA telescope at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in Chile.

Crédito:

ESO/D. Minniti/VVV Team/S. Brunier/S. Guisard/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Music: John Dyson (from the album Moonwind)

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Id:eso1141a
Data de divulgação:19 de Outubro de 2011 às 12:00
Notícias relacionadas:eso1141
Duração:56 s
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Nome:UKS 1, VVV CL001
Tipo:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster
Categoria:Star Clusters

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