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  1. ESOcast 94 Light: Celestial Cat Meets Cosmic Lobster (4K UHD)

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    A new image from ESO’s VLT Survey Telescope gives a very detailed view of the star formation regions NGC 6334 and NGC 6357, often called the Cat’s Paw Nebula and the Lobster Nebula, respectively,…

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    • ESOcast 93 Light: Kick-off for Mirrors and Sensors for Biggest Eye on the Sky (4K UHD)

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      ESOcast 93 Light takes a quick look at four important contracts that were placed for big parts of ESO's Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) at a ceremony on 18 January 2017 in Garching. The giant…

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      • Sunspot seen in visible and millimetre wavelength light

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        This video shows a major sunspot on the surface of the Sun. The initial view is in visible light, from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory and the final view is from ALMA, at millimetre wavelengths. More…

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        • Comparison of the solar disc in ultraviolet and millimetre wavelength light

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          This comparison video starts with a view of the solar disc at ultraviolet wavelengths from the NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory. The final view of the disc comes from recent observations by ALMA at…

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          • ESOcast 89: Chile Chill 8 – “A Bird’s Eye View of ESO Observatories”

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            Soaring through the cloudless Chilean sky might seem like something from a dream, but this ESOcast allows you to do just that. Incredible aerial photography of ESO’s facilities in Chile provides…

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            • ESOcast 88: Fulldome Specialists visit Chile

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              A team of photographers, including some ESO Photo Ambassadors, is visiting the observatory sites in Chile to obtain images for use in planetarium presentations. This is ESO's Fulldome Expedition.…

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              • ESOcast 92 Light: ALMA Starts Observing the Sun

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                The ALMA telescope has been used to study the Sun for the first time. It is also the first time that an ESO facility has been used to study our nearest star. This ESOcast Light takes a quick look…

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                • Zooming in on one of the KiDS survey regions

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                  This video shows the location of one of the five KiDS regions that were surveyed by the VLT Survey Telescope at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in Chile. This region (known as G12) covers a large…

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                  • ESOcast 90 Light – Orion’s Cloudy Secrets 4K UHD

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                    This video takes a quick look at a new image of one of the coolest bits of the night sky — the Orion Nebula. By observing in infrared light the VISTA survey telescope at ESO’s Paranal…

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                    • ESOcast 91 Light: VLT to search for planets around Alpha Centauri 4K UHD

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                      ESO has signed an agreement with the Breakthrough Initiatives to adapt the Very Large Telescope instrumentation in Chile to conduct a search for planets in the nearby star system Alpha Centauri. Such…

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                      • Slider comparison of visible and infrared views of the Orion A molecular cloud

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                        This sequence compares a new infrared image from the VISTA survey telescope at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in northern Chile with a visible light view of the region from the Digitized Sky Survey…

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                        • Zooming in on a new VISTA image of the Orion A molecular cloud

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                          This zoom sequence takes the viewer from a wide view of the Milky Way deep into a fascinating part of the famous constellation of Orion. By observing in near-infrared light the new picture from VISTA,…

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