Close-up pan across the star forming cloud RCW 34

This video gives a close-up look at a richly coloured cloud of gas called RCW 34, a site of star formation in the southern constellation of Vela (The Sails). This image was taken using the FORS instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope in northern Chile.

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ESO. Music: movetwo

About the Video

Id:eso1521b
Release date:27 May 2015, 12:00
Related releases:eso1521
Duration:50 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:RCW 34
Type:Local Universe : Nebula
Category:Nebulae

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