ESOcast 171 Light: Colourful Celestial Landscape (4K UHD)

published 7 months ago by European Southern Observatory

New observations with ESO’s Very Large Telescope have revealed the star cluster RCW 38 in all its glory. These observations was taken during testing of the HAWK-I camera with the GRAAL adaptive optics system. It shows the cluster and its surrounding clouds of brightly glowing gas in exquisite detail, with dark tendrils of dust threading through the bright core of this young gathering of stars.

resolution: 1280x720
size: 57MB
duration: 00:01:27

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