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  1. A close-up look at star formation in the southern Milky Way

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    This pan video gives a close-up view of a spectacular mosaic of images from the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile that shows two dramatic…

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    • A close-up look at the Prawn Nebula from ESO’s VST

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      This pan video takes a closer look at some of the strange and spectacular features in the glowing jumble of gas clouds making up a huge stellar nursery nicknamed the Prawn Nebula. Taken using the…

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      • A close-up look at the star cluster NGC 3293

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        This pan video gives a close-up view of a colourful image from the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile. It shows a group of young stars…

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        • A close-up look at the stellar nursery IC 2944 and Thackeray's Globules

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          This video gives us a close-up look at the spectacular stellar nursery IC 2944. It is being released to celebrate a milestone: 15 years of ESO’s Very Large Telescope. This image also shows a…

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          • A close-up look at the Triangulum Galaxy

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            This video sequence gives a very detailed close-up view of the galaxy Messier 33. The VLT Survey Telescope (VST) at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in Chile captured this beautiful picture of what…

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            • A close-up view of the dark cloud Lupus 4

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              This close-up pan video shows a new view of the dark cloud Lupus 4 blotting out background stars. It was captured using Wide Field Imager (WFI) on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at the La Silla Observatory…

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              • A close-up view of the planetary nebula Fleming 1 seen with ESO’s Very Large Telescope

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                This pan video shows a close-up of a new ESO Very Large Telescope image of the planetary nebula Fleming 1 in the constellation of Centaurus (The Centaur). This striking object is a glowing cloud of…

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                • A close look at an APEX view of part of the Orion Nebula

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                  This sequence shows a spectacular region of star formation in the constellation of Orion (The Hunter). We start with a detailed image in visible light from the Digitized Sky Survey images and then…

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                  • A close look at the globular star cluster 47 Tucanae

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                    This video sequence pans across a wide view of the region of sky surrounding the Small Magellanic Cloud, finally zooming in on the patch of sky containing the bright and beautiful globular cluster…

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                    • A close look at the globular star cluster NGC 6752

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                      This video provides a close look at a new image from the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile. It shows the globular star cluster NGC 6752 in the…

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                      • A close look at the spiral galaxy NGC 1637

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                        This pan sequence takes a close look at a new image of the spiral galaxy NGC 1637 from ESO’s Very Large Telescope at the Paranal Observatory in Chile. In 1999 scientists discovered a Type II…

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                        • A close look at the star cluster NGC 3572 and its dramatic surroundings

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                          The Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile has captured the best image so far of the star cluster NGC 3572, a gathering of young stars, and…

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