Zooming in on the globular star cluster Messier 107

In this zoom sequence we start with the spectacular vista of the central regions of the Milky Way galaxy. We then close in on a fuzzy ball of stars, the globular cluster Messier 107, also known as NGC 6171. It lies about 21 000 light-years away in the constellation of Ophiuchus. The final close up view was created from exposures taken through blue, green and near-infrared filters, using the Wide Field Imager (WFI) on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at La Silla Observatory, Chile.

Crediti:

ESO/ESO Imaging Survey/S. Brunier. Music: John Dyson from the album moonwind.

A proposito del video

Identificazione:eso1048a
Data di rilascio:Mercoledì 08 Dicembre 2010 12:00
Notizie relative:eso1048
Durata:56 s
Frame rate:30 fps

Riguardo all'oggetto


HD


Grande

Grande QT
13,9 MB

Medio

Podcast Video
10,6 MB
MPEG-1 medio
19,8 MB
Flash medio
11,5 MB

Piccolo

Flash piccolo
5,2 MB
QT piccolo
3,3 MB

For Broadcasters


Vedere anche