Panning across the rich region around the Tarantula Nebula in the Large Magellanic Cloud

Glowing brightly about 160 000 light-years away, the Tarantula Nebula is the most spectacular feature of the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy to our Milky Way. This video sequence takes a close look at a new image from the VLT Survey Telescope at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in Chile. It reveals a cosmic landscape of star clusters, glowing gas clouds and the scattered remains of supernova explosions.

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Id:eso1816c
Udgivelsesdato:30. maj 2018 12:00
Spilletid:25 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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Navn:Tarantula Nebula
Type:Local Universe : Nebula
Local Universe : Star : Grouping : Cluster
Kategori:Nebulae
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