ESOcast 161 Light: Distant galaxy reveals very early star formation (4K UHD)

Astronomers have used observations from the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) and ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) to determine that star formation in the very distant galaxy MACS1149-JD1 started at an unexpectedly early stage, only 250 million years after the Big Bang. This discovery also represents the most distant oxygen ever detected in the Universe and the most distant galaxy ever observed by ALMA or the VLT.

The video is available in 4K UHD.

The ESOcast Light is a series of short videos bringing you the wonders of the Universe in bite-sized pieces. The ESOcast Light episodes will not be replacing the standard, longer ESOcasts, but complement them with current astronomy news and images in ESO press releases.

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Directed by: Nico Bartmann.
Editing: Nico Bartmann.
Web and technical support: Mathias André and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Stephen Molyneux and Richard Hook.
Music: Tim Turusov (www.turusov.com).
Footage and photos: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, W. Zheng (JHU), M. Postman (STScI), the CLASH Team, Hashimoto et al and R. Colombari.
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen.

Om videon

ID:eso1815a
Publiceringsdatum:16 maj 2018 19:00
Relaterade pressmeddelanden:eso1815
Speltid:01 m 13 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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Namn:MACS1149-JD1
Typ:Early Universe : Galaxy
Kategori:ESOcast
Galaxies

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