This zoom sequence starts with a broad view of the whole sky. We gradually close in on the Large Magellanic Cloud, a small neighbouring galaxy to our Milky Way. The final close-up shows a VLT image of NGC 2035, a star formation region that has an adjacent remnant created by a supernova explosion.
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ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2/Nick Risinger (skysurvey.org)/Robert Gendler (robgendlerastropics.com/). Music: John Dyson