Zooming in on the Cosmic Eyelash

This zoom sequence starts from a broad view of the sky and takes the viewer deep into the constellation of Aquarius (The Water Bearer). We pass the globular star cluster Messier 2 and go far beyond the galaxy into a distant cluster of galaxies. There we see a curious arc, a gravitationally lensed version of an even more distant galaxy, nicknamed the Cosmic Eyelash, seen using ALMA.

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ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), Digitized Sky Survey 2, ESA/Hubble. Music: Astral Electronic

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Id:eso1727a
Közzététel napja:2017. augusztus 30. 17.00
Related releases:eso1727
Időtartam:50 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Név:Cosmic Eyelash
Típus:Local Universe : Galaxy : Activity : Starburst
Category:Galaxies

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