1. ESOcast 22: The most distant galaxy ever measured

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    A European team of astronomers using ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) has measured the distance to the most remote galaxy so far. By carefully analysing the very faint glow of the galaxy they have…

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    • Zooming in on the Prawn Nebula

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      This video sequence starts with a view of the rich central parts of the Milky Way and then closes in on a spectacular region of star formation known as the Prawn Nebula (IC 4628) in the constellation…

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      • ESOcast 36: ALMA Opens Its Eyes

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        The most complex ground-based astronomy observatory in the world, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), has officially opened for astronomers. The first released image, from a telescope…

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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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          • Adaptive Optics and SPHERE

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            This animation shows the Spectro-Polarimetric High-contrast Exoplanet REsearch (SPHERE) instrument. An instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope with the primary objective of discovering and studying…

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            • El Sueño, su dueño y las estrellas

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              Original images European Southern Observatory http://www.eso.org/" Edited and re-colored by Gabriel Fdez gabrielfr8@gmail.com Soundtrack Zero-project http://www.zero-project.gr/ "Disabled emotions…

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              • MUSE views the Orion Nebula

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                This video sequence shows how the new MUSE instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope gives a three-dimensional depiction of the Orion Nebula. For each part of this spectacular star formation region…

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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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                  • 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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                    • Zooming in on the birth of a monster star

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                      This video starts with a view of the Milky Way and closes in on the constellation of Norma and one of the richest parts of the sky. We see many star clusters and glowing nebulae, but many objects…

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