3D animation of quasar halo

The MUSE instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope is able to collect three-dimensional data. Using this data cube, astronomers were able to create a 3D representation of the gas halos surrounding the distant quasars.

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ESO/S. Cantalupo

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Release date:26 October 2016, 12:00
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Duration:24 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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