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  1. A trip to TRAPPIST-1 and its seven planets

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    This video takes the viewer on a quick trip from Earth, past the Moon and far beyond. We finally arrive at the faint red ultracool dwarf star TRAPPIST-1, which has a remarkable seven planets orbiting…

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    • ESOcast 32: Most Distant Quasar Found

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      This ESOcast is about the discovery of the most distant quasar found to date. This brilliant beacon is powered by a black hole with a mass two billion times that of the Sun. It is by far the brightest…

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      • Zooming in on Gum 15

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        This zoom sequence shows the location of the star formation region Gum 15 in the southern constellation of Vela (The Sails). This little known object is located in a spectacular part of the Milky…

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        • ESOcast 72 – Looking Deeply into the Universe in 3D

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          The MUSE instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope has given astronomers the best ever three-dimensional view of the deep Universe. After staring at the Hubble Deep Field South region for a total…

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          • Journey to the Centre of the Milky Way Short Fulldome Planetarium Show

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            What lies at the heart of our galaxy? For twenty years, ESO’s Very Large Telescope and the Keck telescopes have observed the centre of the Galaxy, looking at the motion of more than a hundred…

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            • MUSE view of the Hubble Deep Field South

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              The MUSE instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope has given astronomers the best ever three-dimensional view of the deep Universe. After staring at the Hubble Deep Field South region for a total…

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              • Artist’s impression of glycolaldehyde molecules

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                A team of astronomers has found molecules of glycolaldehyde — a simple form of sugar — in the gas surrounding a young binary star, with similar mass to the Sun, called IRAS 16293-2422.…

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                • Artist’s impression of dust formation by supernovae in A2744_YD4

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                  This artist’s impression shows what the very distant young galaxy A2744_YD4 might look like and how supernovae explosions, the deaths of very massive and brilliant stars, polluted it with dust..…

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                  • Zooming in on the dwarf galaxy WLM

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                    This sequence starts with a broad view of the rather faint constellation of Cetus (The Sea Monster). As we zoom, we close in on a faint galaxy, known as WLM. The final detailed image, captured with…

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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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                      • Artist’s impression of the pulsar PSR J0348+0432 and its white dwarf companion

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                        This video is an artist’s impression of an exotic double object that consists of a tiny, but very heavy neutron star that spins 25 times each second, orbited every two and a half hours by a…

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                        • Zooming in on the strange galaxy Centaurus A

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                          This video zoom sequence starts with a broad view of the Milky Way. We close in on a region not far from the plane of a the galaxy and can soon see a strange fuzz with a dark band across it. This…

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