Zooming in on the Fornax Galaxy cluster

This video sequence takes us deep into the faint southern constellation of Fornax (The Furnace). Here we find a rich concentration of bright galaxies — the Fornax Galaxy Cluster. The final very detailed image is a new image of the cluster from the VLT Survey Telescope.

Credit:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2/A. Fujii. Acknowledgement: Aniello Grado and Luca Limatola. Music: Johan B. Monell (www.johanmonell.com)

About the Video

Id:eso1612a
Release date:13 April 2016, 12:00
Related releases:eso1612
Duration:50 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:Fornax Cluster
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
Category:Galaxy Clusters

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