Zooming in on the star cluster IC 4651

This video starts with a view of the southern Milky Way and takes us on a journey towards the open star cluster IC 4651, in the constellation of Ara (The Altar). The MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile captured the final rich and colourful close-up view.


ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2/N. Risinger (skysurvey.org)

About the Video

Közzététel napja:2015. augusztus 19. 12.00
Related releases:eso1534
Időtartam:50 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Név:IC 4651
Típus:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Open
Category:Star Clusters

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