ESOcast 39: A Black Hole’s Dinner is Fast Approaching

Astronomers using ESO's Very Large Telescope have discovered a gas cloud with several times the mass of the Earth accelerating towards the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way. This is the first time ever that the approach of such a doomed cloud to a supermassive black hole has been observed. This ESOcast explains the new results and includes spectacular simulations of how the cloud will break up over the next few years.

More episodes of the ESOcast are also available.

Find out how to view and contribute subtitles for the ESOcast in multiple languages, or translate this video on dotSUB.

Autorska prava:

ESO.
Visual design and editing: Martin Kornmesser and Luis Calçada.
Editing: Herbert Zodet.
Web and technical support: Lars Holm Nielsen and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Mathieu Isidro and Richard Hook.
Narration: Gaitee Hussain.
Music: zero-project (zero-project.gr) and movetwo.
Footage and photos: ESO, MPE/M. Schartmann, MPE/Nick Risinger (skysurvey.org)/VISTA/J. Emerson/Digitized Sky Survey 2, Luis Calçada, Stéphane Guisard (www.eso.org/~sguisard),
José Francisco Salgado (josefrancisco.org).
Directed by: Richard Hook and Herbert Zodet.
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen.


Subscribe
:

 ESOcast HD (High Definition - 1280 x 720)
 ESOcast SD (Standard Definition - 640 x 480)

 ESOcast HD (High Definition) in iTunes
 ESOcast SD (Standard Definition) in iTunes

O video klipu

Id:eso1151a
Datum objavljivanja:14. decembar 2011. 19:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso1151
Povezana obaveštenja:ann11083
Trajanje:05 m 17 s
Frame rate:30 fps

O objektu


HD


Large


Medium

Video podcast
57,4 MB

Small

Mali Flash
26,2 MB
Mali QuickTime
18,3 MB

For Broadcasters


Scenario

Scenario
170,5 KB

Titlovi

Czech
5,9 KB
English
5,8 KB
French
5,9 KB
German
6,2 KB
Greek
8,7 KB
Icelandic
5,7 KB
Italian
6,0 KB
Polish
6,3 KB
Portuguese
5,9 KB
Russian
8,5 KB
Slovenian
5,6 KB
Turkish
6,1 KB
Ukrainian
8,5 KB

Takođe pogledajte