Artist’s impression of a protocluster forming in the early Universe (Fulldome)

This video shows an artist’s impression of the formation of a galaxy cluster in the early Universe. The galaxies are vigorously forming new stars and interacting with each other. Such a scene closely resembles the Spiderweb Galaxy (formally known as MRC 1138-262) and its surroundings, which is one of the best-studied protoclusters.


ESO/M. Kornmesser/Theofanis Matsopoulos

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Fecha de publicación:14 de Noviembre de 2014 a las 11:59
Noticias relacionadas:eso1431
Duración:20 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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Nombre:Spiderweb Galaxy
Tipo:Early Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster

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