ESOcast Light 223: Hot Stars are Plagued by Giant Magnetic Spots
Astronomers using ESO telescopes have discovered giant spots on the surface of extremely hot stars hidden in stellar clusters. This video offers a summary of the discovery.
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.
Directed by: Herbert Zodet.
Editing: Herbert Zodet.
Web and technical support: Gurvan Bazin and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Stephanie Rowlands, Emma Foxell and Bárbara Ferreira.
Music: Nuclearmetal/New Horizons — Planetarium.
Footage and photos: ESO, L. Calçada, INAF-Padua/S. Zaggia, C. Malin ( christophmalin.com ) and B. Tafreshi ( twanight.org ).
Scientific consultants: Paola Amico and Mariya Lyubenova.
About the Video
|Release date:||1 June 2020, 17:00|
|Duration:||01 m 31 s|
|Frame rate:||25 fps|
About the Object
|Type:||Unspecified : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster|