ESOcast78 excerpt: Creating Ozone

The Sun is constantly showering the Earth's atmosphere with ultraviolet light, which destroys oxygen and nitrogen molecules during the daytime. This triggers a chain of complex chemical reactions, resulting in the creation of new molecules such as ozone. This process is shown in this animated video clip from ESOcast 78.

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ESO/L. Calçada

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Id:esocast78b
Release date:4 November 2015, 11:00
Related announcements:ann15084
Duration:29 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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