1. Panning across the region of the star cluster NGC 6604

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    This pan video shows the region around the star cluster NGC 6604. This image was taken by the Wide Field Imager attached to the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile. NGC…

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    • Panning across the Pencil Nebula, a strangely-shaped leftover from a vast explosion

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      This video gives a close-up view of the oddly shaped Pencil Nebula (NGC 2736) in a new image from ESO's La Silla Observatory in Chile. This nebula is a small part of a huge remnant left over after…

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      • Infrared/visible light comparison of VISTA’s gigapixel view of the centre of the Milky Way

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        This pan video gives a closer look at a huge new image of the central parts of the Milky Way made by combining thousands of images from ESO’s VISTA telescope on Paranal in Chile and compares it with…

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        • New Instrument Will Revolutionize Exoplanet Search | Space Science

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          More space news and info at: http://www.coconutsciencelab.com - the Spectro-Polarimetric High-contrast Exoplanet REsearch instrument (SPHERE) has been installed on ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT)…

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          • ESOcast 40: When Speed Matters - Discovery of the Accelerating Universe Wins 2011 Nobel Prize for Physics

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            In the past two decades, astronomers have made a truly revolutionary discovery: that the cosmos is not only expanding, but is doing so at an ever-faster rate. The discovery of the accelerated expansion…

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            • ESOcast 42 Special: Looking Up -- Special 50th anniversary episode #2

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              "Looking Up" is the second special episode of this series and ESOcast 42 overall. In it we look at how, over the past fifty years, ESO has helped to unravel some of the mysteries of the Universe in…

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              • Zooming in on the planetary nebula Fleming 1

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                This video starts with a wide field view of the spectacular southern part of the Milky Way. We close in gradually on a small bubble of glowing gas in the constellation of Centaurus (The Centaur).…

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                • Computer simulation of dust trap formation

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                  This computer simulation shows how a vortex can form when a massive planet is interacting with a disc around a young star. It shows how the gas density evolves when there is a planet, with a mass…

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                  • ESOcast 37: Full-size Mock-up of World's Largest Telescope Mirror Built at ESO's Open House Day

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                    On Saturday 15 October 2011 ESO opened the doors of its headquarters in Garching bei München, Germany, to the public. Throughout the day, thousands of visitors had the chance to help build a full-size…

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                    • Zooming in on the active galaxy NGC 1433

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                      This video sequence starts with a broad view of the southern sky and zooms in on the faint constellation of Horologium (The Clock). When we get closer we start to see a striking spiral galaxy known…

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