Panning across the VST’s view of Sharpless 29

The OmegaCAM imager on ESO’s VLT Survey Telescope has captured this glittering view of the stellar nursery called Sharpless 29. Many astronomical phenomena can be seen in this giant image, including cosmic dust and gas clouds that reflect, absorb, and re-emit the light of hot young stars within the nebula.

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ESO. Music: Astral Electronic - Solar Wind

About the Video

Id:eso1740c
Release date:13 December 2017, 12:00
Related releases:eso1740
Duration:42 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:Sharpless 29
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
Category:Nebulae
Star Clusters

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