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  1. Artist's impression of the disc and gas streams around HD 142527

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    This artist's impression shows the disc of gas and cosmic dust around the young star HD 142527. Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) telescope have seen vast…

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    • ESOcast 51: All Systems Go for Highest Altitude Supercomputer

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      One of the most powerful supercomputers in the world has now been fully installed and tested at its remote, high altitude site in the Andes of northern Chile. This marks one of the major remaining…

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      • Evolution of globular clusters

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        This video shows the movement of blue straggler stars in globular clusters over time. Blue straggler stars are blue, bright stars, with a higher mass than the average for a cluster, and they are expected…

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        • Artist’s view of how a planetary nebula’s wobbling jets are sculpted

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          This animation shows how the two stars at the heart of a planetary nebula like Fleming 1 can control the creation of the spectacular jets of material ejected from the object. More information and…

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          • Artist's impression of the free-floating planet CFBDSIR J214947.2-040308.9

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            This video shows an artist's impression of the free-floating planet CFBDSIR J214947.2-040308.9. In the first part of the sequence the planet appears as a dark disc in visible light, silhouetted…

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            • ESOcast 50: Chile Chill 1

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              This episode of the ESOcast introduces a new type of ESOcasts called "Chile Chill". These ESOcasts offer a calm experience of the Chilean night sky and ESO's observatory sites, undisturbed…

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              • ESOcast 52: It's Raining Stars — a video podcast celebrating the Geminid meteor shower

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                On 14–16 December 2012, the Geminid meteor shower made a spectacular appearance over ESO's Paranal Observatory in Chile. As the meteors showered down over the site, ESO Photo Ambassador…

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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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                  • Panning across the star cluster NGC 6520 and the dark cloud Barnard 86

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                    This pan video takes a close look at a new image from the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile, showing the bright star cluster NGC 6520…

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                    • Infrared/visible-light crossfade view of the star cluster NGC 6520 and the dark cloud Barnard 86

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                      This sequence compares views of the region around the dark cloud Barnard 86 in infrared and visible light. The infrared view comes from the VISTA survey telescope (eso1242) and the visible light view…

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                      • Zooming into the star cluster NGC 6520 and the dark cloud Barnard 86

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                        This video sequence starts with a view of the spectacular Milky Way. As we zoom in towards the centre we see a huge cloud of faint stars, this is the Large Sagittarius Star Cloud. On top of this cloud…

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                        • Panning across part of the Seagull Nebula

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                          This pan video gives a close-up view of the intricate structure of part of the Seagull Nebula. These wisps of gas and dust are known as Sharpless 2-296 and form part of the “wings” of…

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