ESOcast 206 Light: VISTA Unveils the Large Magellanic Cloud (4K UHD)

published 2 months ago by European Southern Observatory

ESO’s VISTA telescope has been surveying our neighbouring galaxy, the Large Magellanic Cloud for about a decade. The observations revealed in unprecedented detail the properties of 10 million stars in the galaxy. As a result, astronomers have got new opportunities to study stellar evolution, galactic dynamics, and variable stars.

resolution: 1280x720
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duration: 00:01:22

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