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  1. A close-up look at the Prawn Nebula

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    This pan video takes a closer look at some of the strange and spectacular features in the glowing jumble of gas clouds making up a huge stellar nursery nicknamed the Prawn Nebula ((also known as Gum…

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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 (also known as Gum 56 and IC…

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      • ESOcast 75: ESO’s Top 10 Discoveries

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        Astronomers using ESO facilities have been advancing astronomical studies for decades. Along the way, there have been many truly significant findings that have had a major impact on our understanding…

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        • The rich star cluster IC 4651eso1534b

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          This pan video gives a close-up view of a rich array of colourful stars known as IC 4651. It was captured by the Wide Field Imager (WFI) camera, on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO's La…

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          • Zooming in on the star cluster IC 4651

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            This video starts with a view of the southern Milky Way and takes us on a journey towards the open star cluster IC 4651, in the constellation of Ara (The Altar). The MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at…

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            • A fly-though of the GAMA galaxy survey (with music)

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              The Galaxy and Mass Assembly catalogue is a detailed map of the Universe showing where galaxies are in 3D. This simulated flythrough shows the real positions and images of the galaxies that have been…

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              • A fly-though of the GAMA galaxy survey (with voice-over)

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                The Galaxy and Mass Assembly catalogue is a detailed map of the Universe showing where galaxies are in 3D. This simulated flythrough shows the real positions and images of the galaxies that have been…

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                • Panning across the planetary nebula ESO 378-1

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                  This extraordinary bubble, glowing like the ghost of a star in the haunting darkness of space, may appear supernatural and mysterious, but it is a familiar astronomical object: a planetary nebula,…

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                  • Zooming in on the planetary nebula ESO 378-1

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                    This video sequence starts from a wide field of the Milky Way and closes in on a rather empty patch of sky in the huge constellation of Hydra. A strange blue disc becomes visible — the planetary…

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                    • Zooming in on Nova Centauri 2013

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                      This video sequence starts from a wide field view of the Milky Way and closes in on the bright and famous pair of stars Alpha and Beta Centauri. Nova Centauri 2013 exploded close to Beta Centauri…

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                      • Artist’s Impression of a Jupiter twin orbiting HIP 11915

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                        An artist’s impression showing a newly discovered Jupiter twin gas giant orbiting the solar twin star, HIP 11915. The planet is of a very similar mass to Jupiter and orbits at the same distance…

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                        • The colourful star cluster NGC 2367

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                          This pan video gives a close-up view of an array of colourful stars and gas that was captured by the Wide Field Imager (WFI) camera, on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory…

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