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  1. Zooming in on ESO 137-001

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    This video zooms in on spiral galaxy ESO 137-001, which is undergoing ram pressure stripping. The sequence begins with a view of the night sky near the constellation of Triangulum Australe (The Southern…

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    • MUSE shows ESO 137-001 in three dimensions

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      This view shows how the new MUSE instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope gives a three-dimensional depiction of the galaxy ESO 137-001 as it falls into the vast Norma Galaxy Cluster and is…

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      • Zooming in on the location of HL Tauri

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        This video takes you to the location of HL Tauri in the constellation of Taurus and reveals the astonishing depth and detail that ALMA can now attain. HL Tauri is located at a distance of 450 light-years.…

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        • Artist's impression of the disc around a young star

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          This video shows an artist’s impression of the evolution of the disc around a young star like HL Tauri. From the material in the disc — mostly gas and fine dust — planets begin to…

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          • Artist's 3d impression of the disc around the young star HL Tauri

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            This video shows an artist’s three-dimensional impression of the disc around the young star HL Tauri as seen using ALMA. From the material in the disc — mostly gas and fine dust —…

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            • Artist’s impression of bright exozodiacal light

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              This artist’s view from an imagined planet around a nearby star shows the brilliant glow of exozodiacal light extending up into the sky and swamping the Milky Way. This light is starlight reflected…

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              • Artist’s impression of the double-star system GG Tauri-A

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                This artist’s impression video shows the dust and gas around the double star system GG Tauri-A. Researchers using ALMA have detected gas in the region between two discs in this binary system.…

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                • ESOcast 69: Revolutionary ALMA Image Reveals Planetary Genesis

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                  ESOcast 69 presents the result of the latest ALMA observations, which reveal extraordinarily fine detail that has never been seen before in the planet-forming disc around the young star HL Tauri. This…

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                  • Artist’s impression of exocomets around Beta Pictoris

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                    This video sequence is based on an artist’s impression of exocomets orbiting the star Beta Pictoris. Astronomers analysing observations of nearly 500 individual comets made with the HARPS instrument…

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                    • ESOcast 68: ESO Opens its Doors

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                      On 11 October 2014 the ESO Headquarters in Garching, Germany, once more opened their doors to the public. Some 3 300 people used this special opportunity of the Open House Day to visit the centre…

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                      • Artist’s impression of a protocluster forming in the early Universe

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                        This video shows an artist’s impression of the formation of a galaxy cluster in the early Universe. The galaxies are vigorously forming new stars and interacting with each other. Such a scene…

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                        • Close-up view of the open cluster Messier 11

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                          This video gives a close-up view of an image of the open cluster Messier 11 as seen with the Wide Field Imager (WFI) on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at the La Silla Observatory. The blue stars…

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