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  1. Zooming in on the star cluster NGC 2367

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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 NGC 2367, not far from the bright star Sirius in the constellation of Canis Major (The…

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    • Artist’s impression of CR7: the brightest galaxy in the early Universe

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      This artist’s impression video shows CR7 a very distant galaxy discovered using ESO’s Very Large Telescope. It is by far the brightest galaxy yet found in the early Universe and there…

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      • Zooming in on the red giant star L2 Puppis

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        This zoom video sequence takes the viewer from a broad vista of the southern Milky Way into a rich part of the constellation of Puppis. We finish with a very close-up look at the red giant star L2…

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        • Gravitational lensing of distant star-forming galaxies (schematic)

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          This schematic image shows how light from a distant galaxy is distorted by the gravitational effects of a foreground galaxy, which acts like a lens and makes the distant source appear distorted, but…

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          • Gravitational lensing of distant star-forming galaxies (schematic)

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            This schematic image shows how light from a distant galaxy is distorted by the gravitational effects of a foreground galaxy, which acts like a lens and makes the distant source appear distorted, but…

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            • Zooming in on the star forming cloud RCW 34

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              This video sequence takes the viewer from a broad view of the southern skies deep into the constellation of Vela (The Sails). Many glowing gas clouds are seen, including some of the strange blue filaments…

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              • Close-up pan across the star forming cloud RCW 34

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                This video gives a close-up look at a richly coloured cloud of gas called RCW 34, a site of star formation in the southern constellation of Vela (The Sails). This image was taken using the FORS instrument…

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                • Close-up pan video showing the Medusa Nebula

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                  This close-up pan video shows the most detailed image ever taken of the Medusa Nebula (also known Abell 21 and Sharpless 2-274). It was captured using ESO’s Very Large Telescope in Chile. As…

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                  • Zooming in on the Medusa

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                    This video zoom takes you from a wide view of the sky deep into the constellation of Gemini (The Twins). There we see a strange object — the Medusa Nebula. As the star at the heart of this nebula…

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                    • Panning across the giant elliptical galaxy Centaurus A (NGC 5128) and its strange globular clusters

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                      This close-up video sequence shows the huge elliptical galaxy NGC 5128 (also known as Centaurus A). This object is the closest such galaxy to the Earth, at a distance of about 12 million light-years.…

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                      • 3D data visualisation of the Pillars of Creation

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                        This video clip shows a visualisation of the three-dimensional structure of the Pillars of Creation within the star formation region Messier 16 (also called the Eagle Nebula). It is based on new observations…

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                        • 3D data visualisation of the Pillars of Creation

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                          This video clip shows a visualisation of the three-dimensional structure of the Pillars of Creation within the star formation region Messier 16 (also called the Eagle Nebula). It is based on new observations…

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