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  1. A close-up view of the planetary nebula Fleming 1 seen with ESO’s Very Large Telescope

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    This pan video shows a close-up of a new ESO Very Large Telescope image of the planetary nebula Fleming 1 in the constellation of Centaurus (The Centaur). This striking object is a glowing cloud of…

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    • The movie ALMA — In Search of our Cosmic Origins

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      This 16-minute video presents the history of ALMA from the origins of the project several decades ago to the recent first science results. Illustrated by dramatic helicopter footage, the movie takes…

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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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        • Zooming in on the Oph-IRS 48 system

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          This video zooms in on the Oph-IRS 48 system where a dust trap allowing dust particles to grow and spawn bigger bodies has been observed for the first time. More information: http://www.eso.org/public/videos/eso1325c/ Credit: ALMA…

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          • Dust trap animation

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            This artist’s rendering shows the behaviour of different sized particles in the disc of dust that surrounds Oph-IRS 48 system. The bigger particles, millimetres in diameter, tend to clump together…

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            • TAROT discovers a bright supernova in NGC 1365

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              This video sequence shows the rapid brightening and slower fading of a supernova explosion in the galaxy NGC 1365. The supernova, which has been named SN 2012fr, was discovered by French astronomer…

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              • ESOcast 58: ALMA Discovers Comet Factory

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                The detection of this “dust trap” solves a long-standing mystery: how dust particles around stars sum up to form planets, comets, and other rocky bodies. ESOcast 58 goes deep into the…

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                • Computer simulation of dust trap formation

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                  This computer simulation shows how a vortex can form when a massive planet is interacting with a disc around a young star. It shows how the gas density evolves when there is a planet, with a mass…

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                  • ESOcast 57: ESO´s VLT Celebrates 15 Years of Success

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                    May 25 2013 is an important anniversary for the Very Large Telescope – it is exactly fifteen years since the first light on the first of its four Unit Telescopes. Since then the four original…

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                    • Zooming in on the globular star cluster NGC 6752

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                      The zoom video starts with a wide view of the central parts of the Milky Way and slowly closes in on the globular star cluster NGC 6752 in the southern constellation of Pavo (The Peacock). The final…

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                      • A close look at the globular star cluster NGC 6752

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                        This video provides a close look at a new image from the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile. It shows the globular star cluster NGC 6752 in the…

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                        • TAROT discovers a bright supernova in NGC 1365 (annotated)

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                          This video sequence shows the rapid brightening and slower fading of a supernova explosion in the galaxy NGC 1365. The supernova, which has been named SN 2012fr, was discovered by French astronomer…

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