Zooming into the star cluster NGC 6520 and the dark cloud Barnard 86

This video sequence starts with a view of the spectacular Milky Way. As we zoom in towards the centre we see a huge cloud of faint stars, this is the Large Sagittarius Star Cloud. On top of this cloud there is a much smaller dark feature called Barnard 86 and in the final view from the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile we see not only the gecko-shaped dark cloud but also its neighbouring star cluster NGC 6520.


ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2/Nick Risinger (skysurvey.org). Music: movetwo

O filmie

Data publikacji:13 lutego 2013 12:00
Powiązane komunikaty:eso1307
Czas trwania:56 s
Frame rate:30 fps

O obiekcie



Duży QT
13,3 MB


9,9 MB
Średni MPEG-1
23,6 MB
Średni Flash
12,3 MB


Mały Flash
5,7 MB
Mały QT
3,2 MB

For Broadcasters