Zooming in on the young star in the reflection nebula IC 2631

This video journey starts with a view of the spectacular southern Milky Way and then closes in on the inconspicuous southern constellation of Chameleon (The Chameleon). The final image shows a detailed view of the blue reflection nebula IC 2631 around the young star HD 97300.

Credit:

ESO/N. Risinger (skysurvey.org)/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Music: Johan B Monell

About the Video

Id:eso1605a
Release date:10 February 2016, 12:00
Related releases:eso1605
Duration:50 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Reflection
Category:Nebulae

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