Panning across the globular star cluster Messier 4

This video gives a close-up view of a new image from the Wide Field Imager attached to the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory showing the spectacular globular star cluster Messier 4. This great ball of ancient stars is one of the closest such stellar systems to the Earth and appears in the constellation of Scorpius (The Scorpion) close to the bright red star Antares.

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Music: Disasterpeace

About the Video

Id:eso1235b
Közzététel napja:2012. szeptember 5. 12.00
Related releases:eso1235
Időtartam:01 m 01 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Név:M 4, Messier 4, NGC 6121
Típus:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Globular
Category:Stars

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