Zooming into VISTA’s view of Messier 78

This zoom sequence opens with a wide-field view of the Milky Way. We close in on the constellation of Orion and, as we zoom in on to a region close to Orion’s famous belt, a fascinating region of dust and reflection nebulosity starts to come into view. The final scene reveals a colourful and richly detailed new image of Messier 78 taken with the VISTA infrared survey telescope at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in Chile.

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ESO/S. Brunier/Chris Johnson, (cuttinedgeobservatory.com). Music: Johan B. Monell (www.johanmonell.com)

À propos de la vidéo

Identification:eso1635a
Date de publication:5 octobre 2016 12:00
Communiqués de presse en rapport:eso1635
Durée:50 s
Frame rate:30 fps

À propos de l'objet

Nom:M 78, Messier 78
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
Catégorie:Nebulae

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