Visible/infrared cross-fade of images of the spectacular barred spiral galaxy NGC 1365

In this video we fade between a visible-light image of the barred spiral NGC 1365 taken with the FORS1 camera on ESO’s VLT and the new infrared view obtained with the HAWK-I camera. In the near-infrared the dust in the galaxy is much less prominent and the new data is ideal for studying the complex interactions between stars and gas in this spectacular barred spiral.

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ESO/P. Grosbøl. Music: John Dyson (from the album "Darklight")

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Id:eso1038b
Közzététel napja:2010. szeptember 22. 12.00
Related releases:eso1038
Időtartam:44 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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Név:NGC 1365
Category:Galaxies

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