This is a 5:30 minute preview extract from the 45 minute long documentary Spiral Galaxy, the Milky Way unravelled. The film is Dutch spoken and subtitled in English.

You can now see the whole film on this link:

Spiral Galaxy Trailer:
The position of the gas clouds (one of the extra features on the

For more background information on the film and on how to purchase the DVD, please visit

Production & Initiative:
Produced by Lightcurve Films and DKW Film © 2009

With thanks to:
Netherlands Research School for Astronomy
Media Junkies
Zcene Moving Media Company

Music by William Zeitler (

(still image from European Southern Observatory)

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