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  1. ESOcast 62: Three planets found in star cluster

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    In this ESOcast we look at how astronomers have used ESO's HARPS planet hunter in Chile, along with other telescopes around the world, to discover three planets orbiting stars in the cluster…

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    • Zooming in on the oldest solar twin HIP 102152

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      This video zooms in on the solar twin HIP 102152 in the constellation of Capricornus (The Sea Goat). Located 250 light-years from Earth, HIP 102152 is more like the Sun than any other solar twin…

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      • Zooming in on Fomalhaut and its dusty disc

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        This video sequence starts with a wide-field view of the sky around the star Fomalhaut in the constellation of Piscis Austrinus (The Southern Fish). Fomalhaut is the brightest star in the constellation…

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        • ALMA UHD Video Compilation

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          The ESO Ultra HD Expedition team visit ALMA, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array — a huge new facility at 5000 metres above sea level on the Chajnantor Plateau, dedicated to studying…

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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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            • Artist's impression of the free-floating planet CFBDSIR J214947.2-040308.9

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              This video shows an artist's impression of the free-floating planet CFBDSIR J214947.2-040308.9. In the first part of the sequence the planet appears as a dark disc in visible light, silhouetted…

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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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                • Outflow from active galaxy NGC 3783 (artist’s impression)

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                  This video shows an artist’s impression of the dusty wind emanating from the black hole at the centre of galaxy NGC 3783. Astronomers knew that dust surrounded such supermassive black holes…

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                  • Time-lapse video sequence showing the construction of the ESO Headquarters extension

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                    This time lapse shows the construction of the ESO Headquarters extension building over a period of nearly two years. ESO’s new office and conference building in Garching, together with the adjoining…

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                    • ESOcast 22: The most distant galaxy ever measured

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                      A European team of astronomers using ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) has measured the distance to the most remote galaxy so far. By carefully analysing the very faint glow of the galaxy they…

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                      • Zooming in on the star Tau Boötis

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                        This zoom sequence starts with a wide view of the constellation of Bootes (The Herdsman) and the closes in on the star Tau Bootis, which is visible to the unaided eye as an unremarkable point of light…

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                        • ESOcast 35: Fifty New Exoplanets

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                          Astronomers using ESO’s leading exoplanet hunter HARPS have today announced more than fifty newly discovered planets around other stars. Among these are many rocky planets not much heavier than…

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