ESOcast 174 Light: Elliptical Elegance (4K UHD)

The peerless surveying properties of the VST uncover exquisite details of the elliptical galaxy NGC 5018 and the delicate streams of gas and stars that surround it. Discover more in this episode of ESOcast Light.

The video is available in 4K UHD.

The ESOcast Light is a series of short videos bringing you the wonders of the Universe in bite-sized pieces. The ESOcast Light episodes will not be replacing the standard, longer ESOcasts, but complement them with current astronomy news and images in ESO press releases.

Credit:

ESO

Directed by: Nico Bartmann. 
Editing: Nico Bartmann.
Web and technical support: Mathias André and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Stephen Molyneux and Mariya Lyubenova.
Music: written and performed by Stan Dart (www.stan-dart.com).
Footage and photos: ESO, Spavone et al, N. Risinger (skysurvey.org), David Malin.
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen.

About the Video

Id:eso1827a
Release date:8 August 2018, 12:00
Related releases:eso1827
Duration:01 m 08 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:NGC 5018
Type:Early Universe : Galaxy : Type : Elliptical
Category:ESOcast
Galaxies

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