Panning across NGC 5018 and its surroundings

This pan video takes a closer look of the elliptical galaxy NGC 5018 and the tender streams of stars and gas left over from dramatic galactic collisions in the past. The extremely sensitive detectors of the VST have captured a myriad of stars, galaxies, and even a few errant asteroids crossing this area of the sky during the long exposures need to obtain the image.

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ESO, Spavone et al. Music: James Creasey

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Auðkenni:eso1827c
Útgáfudagur:Ágú 8, 2018, 12:00 CEST
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso1827
Tímalengd:25 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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Nafn:NGC 5018
Tegund:Early Universe : Galaxy : Type : Elliptical
Flokkur:Galaxies

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