This video sequence shows how the new MUSE instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope gives a three-dimensional depiction of the Orion Nebula. For each part of this spectacular star formation region the light has been split up into its component colours — revealing in detail the chemical and physical properties of each pixel.

More information: eso.org/public/videos/eso1407c/

Credit:
ESO/MUSE consortium/R. Bacon/L. Calçada

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