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  1. ESOcast 41 Special: Going South

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    Leading up to ESO's 50th anniversary in October 2012, we are releasing eight special ESOcasts, each a chapter from the movie Europe to the Stars -- ESO's First 50 Years of Exploring the…

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    • ESOcast 73: Your ESO Pictures

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      ESOcast 73 looks at the "Your ESO Pictures" Flickr group, where amateurs and professionals alike contribute their photos related to ESO. More information and download options: http://www.eso.org/public/videos/esocast73a/ Subscribe…

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      • Flying through the HD 100546 system

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        This video fly-through show the dusty environment around the star HD 100546. A gas giant planet appears to be forming in the ring of dust around the young star. This system is also thought to probably…

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        • ESO Timelapse Compilation

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          A compilation of timelapses taken from each of ESO's three unique observing sites during the ESO Ultra HD Expedition. Watch this video in 4K here: http://youtu.be/mfBxBSHPaME More information…

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          • A fly-through of the Alpha Centauri system

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            This video shows a fly-through of the bright double star Alpha Centauri A and B. In the final sequence we close in on Alpha Centauri B and a newly discovered planet swims into view. This Earth-mass…

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            • A journey to Alpha Centauri

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              This video shows an imaginary journey from Earth to the Alpha Centauri system. As we leave the Solar System we see the familiar constellation figures including the Southern Cross (Crux) and the bright…

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              • Zooming in on the globular star cluster Messier 55

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                This zoom sequence starts with a wide view of the spectacular Milky Way. We then close in on a fuzzy spot that proves to be a very rich star cluster, the globular Messier 55. In the final sequence…

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                • Zooming in on the location of Nova Vul 1670 in the constellation of Vulpecula

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                  This video sequence takes the viewer deep into a rich part of the northern Milky Way in the constellation of Vulpecula (The Fox), close to the more famous constellation of Cygnus (The Swan). This…

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                  • Artist’s impression of a protocluster forming in the early Universe

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                    This video shows an artist’s impression of the formation of a galaxy cluster in the early Universe. The galaxies are vigorously forming new stars and interacting with each other. Such a scene…

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                    • ESOcast 56: Gentle Giants in the Desert

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                      For our newest ESOcast, we pose this puzzle: how do you move a 100-tonne giant ALMA antenna 30 kilometres up onto the oxygen-starved Chajnantor Plateau, 5000 metres above sea level and finish the…

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                      • ESOcast 71: New Exoplanet-hunting Telescopes on Paranal

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                        This ESOcast takes a close look at an unusual new group of small telescopes that has recently achieved first light at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in northern Chile. More information and download…

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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…

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