1. 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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              • Visible/infrared comparison of views of the Orion A molecular cloud

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                This close-up video sequence gives a detailed look at a new image from the VISTA infrared survey telescope at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in northern Chile. The image is compared with a visible…

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                • In volo sull'European Southern Observatory

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                  In volo sull'European Southern Observatory

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                  • Zooming in on the very faint neutron star RX J1856.5-3754

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                    This video sequence takes us from a broad view of the spectacular central regions of the Milky Way deep into the small constellation of Corona Australis. Here, as well as seeing clouds of glowing…

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                    • The polarisation of light emitted by a neutron star

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                      This artist’s view shows how the light coming from the surface of a strongly magnetic neutron star (left) becomes linearly polarised as it travels through the vacuum of space close to the star…

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