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  1. ESOcast 32: Most Distant Quasar Found

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    This ESOcast is about the discovery of the most distant quasar found to date. This brilliant beacon is powered by a black hole with a mass two billion times that of the Sun. It is by far the brightest…

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    • Zooming in on Gum 15

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      This zoom sequence shows the location of the star formation region Gum 15 in the southern constellation of Vela (The Sails). This little known object is located in a spectacular part of the Milky…

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      • Wispy Clouds

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        An international team of the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore reporting today that our galaxy contains a minimum of one planet for every star on average. This means that there is likely…

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        • UCHO / THE EAR

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          Kiedy Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array (ALMA) już powstanie, stworzy sieć 66 radioteleskopów, urządzenie pozwalające na obserwacje o precyzji nieosiągalnej dla pojedynczej czaszy. Anteny…

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          • Zooming in on the strange galaxy Centaurus A

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            This video zoom sequence starts with a broad view of the Milky Way. We close in on a region not far from the plane of a the galaxy and can soon see a strange fuzz with a dark band across it. This…

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            • Artist’s impression of the pulsar PSR J0348+0432 and its white dwarf companion

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              This video is an artist’s impression of an exotic double object that consists of a tiny, but very heavy neutron star that spins 25 times each second, orbited every two and a half hours by a…

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              • OKO / THE EYE

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                Szczyt chilijskiego Cerro Armazones na pustyni Atacama jest płaski jak stolnica. Maszyny przygotowują bazę nowej instalacji. To właśnie tam powstanie największy teleskop optyczny na świecie - Ekstremalne…

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                • Panning over a deep view at the strange galaxy Centaurus A

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                  This pan video takes a close look at the peculiar galaxy Centaurus A (NGC 5128) in an image taken with by the Wide Field Imager attached to the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at the La Silla Observatory…

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                  • The movie ALMA — In Search of our Cosmic Origins

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                    This 16-minute video presents the history of ALMA from the origins of the project several decades ago to the recent first science results. Illustrated by dramatic helicopter footage, the movie takes…

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                    • VLT VISTA Compilation 2009

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                      Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy (VISTA). Download this video in different formats from http://www.eso.org/public/videos/vlt2009compvista/

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                      • ESOcast 41 Special: Going South

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                        Leading up to ESO's 50th anniversary in October 2012, we are releasing eight special ESOcasts, each a chapter from the movie Europe to the Stars -- ESO's First 50 Years of Exploring the…

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                        • Dust trap animation

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                          This artist’s rendering shows the behaviour of different sized particles in the disc of dust that surrounds Oph-IRS 48 system. The bigger particles, millimetres in diameter, tend to clump together…

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