Zooming in on the Skull Nebula

This video sequence starts from a wide field of the region of the sky around NGC 246, the Skull Nebula, and closes in on the planetary nebula. The final very detailed view comes from ESO’s Very Large Telescope at the Paranal Observatory in Chile.

Credit:

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

About the Video

Id:eso2019b
Release date:30 October 2020, 12:00
Related releases:eso2019
Duration:50 s
Frame rate:25 fps

About the Object

Name:NGC246
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
Category:Nebulae

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