ESOcast 216 Light: ALMA Catches Beautiful Outcome of Stellar Fight
Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), in which ESO is a partner, have spotted a peculiar gas cloud that resulted from a confrontation between two stars. Find out more about this stellar fight in this 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:
Directed by: Herbert Zodet.
Editing: Herbert Zodet.
Web and technical support: Gurvan Bazin and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Caroline Reid and Bárbara Ferreira.
Music: Stellardrone — Airglow.
Footage and photos: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), Olofsson et al. Acknowledgement: Robert Cumming, Digitized Sky Survey 2, M. Kornmesser and N. Risinger (skysurvey.org).
Scientific consultants: Paola Amico and Mariya Lyubenova.
About the Video
|Release date:||5 February 2020, 12:00|
|Duration:||01 m 27 s|
|Frame rate:||25 fps|