Panning across the Sh2-284 nebula

This video sequence takes a close look at the Sh2-284 nebula, a vast region of dust and gas that’s teeming with young stars, located some 15 000 light-years away from Earth. This detailed view of the nebula was captured by the VLT Survey Telescope (VST), which is owned by The National Institute for Astrophysics in Italy, INAF, and is hosted at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in Chile. 


ESO/VPHAS+ team. Ack.: CASU. Music: Mylonite – Champ Magnétique / Osmosis

About the Video

Release date:27 June 2023, 14:00
Related releases:eso2309
Duration:01 m 00 s
Frame rate:25 fps

About the Object

Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Star Formation

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