1. Three-dimensional view of ALMA observations of the outflows from NGC 253

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    This video shows a three-dimensional visualisation of ALMA observations of cold carbon monoxide gas in the nearby starburst galaxy NGC 253 (The Sculptor Galaxy). The vertical axis shows velocity and…

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    • Gas cloud falling in towards the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way

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      These observations from ESO's Very Large Telescope show a small gas cloud as it falls towards the supermassive black hole at the centre of the galaxy. The cloud appears in red and many of the bright…

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      • Gas cloud being ripped apart by the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way

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        These observations from ESO's Very Large Telescope, using the SINFONI instrument, show the behaviour of a small gas cloud as it passes close to the supermassive black hole at the centre of the galaxy.…

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        • Simulation of gas cloud being ripped apart by the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way

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          This simulation shows a gas cloud, discovered in 2011, as it passes close to the supermassive black hole at the centre of the galaxy. Observations with ESO's Very Large Telescope in 2013 show that…

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          • Hidden Universe in 30 seconds

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            A 30-second clip from the IMAX® 3D movie Hidden Universe, produced by the Australian production company December Media in association with Film Victoria, Swinburne University of Technology, MacGillivray…

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            • Artist's impression of the Gliese 667C system

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              This video sequence shows an artist’s impression of the view from the exoplanet Gliese 667Cd looking towards the planet’s parent star (Gliese 667C). In the background to the right the more distant…

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              • Artist's impression of the orbits of the planets in the Gliese 667C system

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                This video shows the orbital motions of the planets around the star Gliese 667C. Three of these planets are super-Earths orbiting in the habitable zone where liquid water may exist. The orbit of the…

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                • Artist's impression of the Gliese 667C system

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                  This video sequence is an artist’s impression of the view from the exoplanet Gliese 667Cd looking towards the planet’s parent star (Gliese 667C). In the background to the right the more distant stars…

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                  • Outflow from active galaxy NGC 3783 (artist’s impression)

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                    This video shows an artist’s impression of the dusty wind emanating from the black hole at the centre of galaxy NGC 3783. Astronomers knew that dust surrounded such supermassive black holes in a doughnut-shaped…

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                    • Zooming in on the star cluster NGC 3766

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                      This zoom video starts with a wide view of the Milky Way and ends with a close-up look at a spectacular group of young stars — the open star cluster NGC 3766 in the constellation of Centaurus (The…

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