Zooming into HR 6819

This video starts by showing a wide-field view of a region of the sky in the constellation of Telescopium. It then zooms in to show HR 6819, a triple system with two stars visible to the naked eye and a black hole, the closest ever found to Earth.

Credit:

ESO/L. Calçada, Digitized Sky Survey 2, N. Risinger (skysurvey.org). Music: Astral Electronic

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Id:eso2007c
Release date:6 May 2020, 14:00
Related releases:eso2007
Duration:50 s
Frame rate:25 fps

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