1. MUSE video of the transit of Europa across the disc of Jupiter

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    This video sequence was created from many separate MUSE observations of the planet Jupiter during a transit of the moon Europe and its shadow. More information: http://www.eso.org/public/videos/eso1407b/ Credit: ESO/MUSE…

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    • MUSE views the unusual galaxy NGC 4650A

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      This view shows how the new MUSE instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope gives a three-dimensional depiction of a distant galaxy. For each part of the galaxy the light has been split up into its…

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      • Artist's impression of Luhman 16B recreated from VLT observations

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        This video sequence is an artist's impression based on the first ever map of the weather on the surface of the nearest brown dwarf to Earth. An international team used ESO's Very Large Telescope to…

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        • Surface map of Luhman 16B recreated from VLT observations

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          This video shows the first ever map of the weather on the surface of the nearest brown dwarf to Earth. An international team has used ESO's Very Large Telescope to create a chart of the dark and light…

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          • Zooming in on the nearby brown dwarf Luhman 16B

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            This video starts with a broad view of the entire sky and closes in on the southern constellation of Vela (The Sails). In the final sequence, among huge numbers of faint stars, a very faint double…

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            • Flying among the closest stars to the Solar System

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              This video takes you on a fly-through of the space around the nearest stars to the Sun. Some familiar stars are visible, such as Alpha Centauri, Sirius and Barnard's Star, but there is also a faint…

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              • Zooming in on a new image of the Lagoon Nebula from the VST

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                This zoom takes the viewer from a wide view of the central parts of the Milky Way deep into a detailed new picture of the Messier 8 star formation region — the Lagoon Nebula — from the VLT Survey…

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                • Panning across a new image of the Lagoon Nebula from the VST

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                  This video sequence gives a close-up look at a richly detailed new image of the Lagoon Nebula captured by the VLT Survey Telescope at ESO's Paranal Observatory in Chile. This giant cloud of gas and…

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                  • ESOcast 62: Three planets found in star cluster

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                    In this ESOcast we look at how astronomers have used ESO's HARPS planet hunter in Chile, along with other telescopes around the world, to discover three planets orbiting stars in the cluster Messier…

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                    • Zooming in on the star cluster Messier 67

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                      This zoom sequence takes the viewer from a broad view of the entire night sky into a close up view of the old star cluster Messier 67 in the constellation of Cancer (The Crab). Observations using…

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