Zooming in on the star cluster IC 4651

This video starts with a view of the southern Milky Way and takes us on a journey towards the open star cluster IC 4651, in the constellation of Ara (The Altar). The MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile captured the final rich and colourful close-up view.

Credit:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2/N. Risinger (skysurvey.org)

About the Video

Id:eso1534a
Release date:19 August 2015, 12:00
Related releases:eso1534
Duration:50 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:IC 4651
Type:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Open
Category:Star Clusters

Ultra HD (info)


HD


Large

Large QT
12.6 MB

Medium

Video Podcast
9.2 MB
Medium MPEG-1
23.7 MB
Medium Flash
12.5 MB

For Broadcasters


Also see our