Panning across the southern spiral NGC 300

This sequence gives a close-up view of a spectacular image of the southern spiral galaxy NGC 300 that was taken was taken using the Wide Field Imager (WFI) at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile. Huge numbers of the galaxy’s component stars are visible across the entire image and much detail can be seen in the red and pink star-forming clouds of dust and gas that mark out the galaxy’s ragged spiral arms.

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ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2

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Datum objavljivanja:8. septembar 2010. 12:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso1037
Trajanje:55 s
Frame rate:30 fps

O objektu

Naziv:NGC 300
Tip:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral




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