Zooming in on a neutron star in the Small Magellanic Cloud

This zoom sequence starts with a broad view of the southern skies and then dives towards the Small Magellanic Cloud, a small neighbouring galaxy to the Milky Way. Here we find a rich landscape of stars and glowing gas, including the filamentary remains of a supernova explosion seen about 2000 years ago. New observations from ESO's Very Large Telescopes, along with other telescopes in space, have revealed a stellar corpse, a neutron star, hidden in this region.

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ESO, NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), N. Risinger (skysurvey.org), DSS. Music: Astral Electronic

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Kimlik:eso1810b
Yayın tarihi:05 Nisan 2018 17:00
Bağlantılı bültenler:eso1810
Süre:50 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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Tür:Local Universe : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Neutron Star
Kategori:Stars

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