ESOcast 231 Light: Death by Spaghettification
Using telescopes from ESO and other organisations around the world, astronomers have spotted a rare blast of light from a star being ripped apart by a supermassive black hole. This video summarises the findings.Credit:
Directed by: Herbert Zodet.
Editing: Herbert Zodet.
Web and technical support: Gurvan Bazin and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Stephanie Rowlands, Justin Tabbett and Bárbara Ferreira.
Music: zero-project (zero-project.gr) — Into the darkness.
Footage and photos: ESO, M. Kornmesser, Alexandre Santerne, C. Malin (christophmalin.com) and M. Zamani.
Scientific consultants: Paola Amico and Mariya Lyubenova.
About the Video
|Release date:||12 October 2020, 14:00|
|Duration:||01 m 28 s|
|Frame rate:||25 fps|