1. Infrared/visible-light crossfade view of the star cluster NGC 6520 and the dark cloud Barnard 86


    from ESO Observatory Added 57 1 1

    This sequence compares views of the region around the dark cloud Barnard 86 in infrared and visible light. The infrared view comes from the VISTA survey telescope (eso1242) and the visible light view…

    + More details
    • Panning across the star cluster NGC 6520 and the dark cloud Barnard 86


      from ESO Observatory Added 44 1 1

      This pan video takes a close look at a new image from the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile, showing the bright star cluster NGC 6520…

      + More details
      • Flying through the HD 100546 system


        from ESO Observatory Added 322 5 1

        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…

        + More details
        • The final ALMA antenna is handed over to the observatory


          from ESO Observatory Added 56 2 1

          On 30 September 2013 the final ALMA antenna was handed over to the ALMA Observatory. This picture shows the antenna being moved on the giant transporter called Otto. The 12-metre-diameter dish was…

          + More details
          • Close-up view of the star cluster NGC 6193 and nebula NGC 6188


            from ESO Observatory Added 180 4 1

            This video, taken by OmegaCAM on the VLT Survey Telescope at Paranal Observatory, gives a close-up view of a section of the Ara OB1 stellar association. In the centre of the image is the young open…

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


              from ESO Observatory Added 1,740 2 1

              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…

              + More details
              • Setting the Dark on Fire (pan)


                from ESO Observatory Added 154 3 1

                A new image from the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment (APEX) telescope in Chile shows a beautiful view of clouds of cosmic dust in the region of Orion. While these dense interstellar clouds seem dark…

                + More details
                • ESOcast 53: Chile Chill 3


                  from ESO Observatory Added 367 8 1

                  This is the third installment of Chile Chill, a type of ESOcast designed to offer a calm experience of the Chilean night sky and ESO's observing sites, undisturbed by facts or narration. In this…

                  + More details
                  • Zooming in on the star cluster NGC 2367


                    from ESO Observatory Added 148 3 1

                    This video starts with a view of the southern Milky Way and takes us on a journey towards the open star cluster NGC 2367, not far from the bright star Sirius in the constellation of Canis Major (The…

                    + More details
                    • Visible/infrared comparison of views of the Orion A molecular cloud


                      from ESO Observatory Added 43 4 1

                      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…

                      + More details

                      What are Tags?


                      Tags are keywords that describe videos. For example, a video of your Hawaiian vacation might be tagged with "Hawaii," "beach," "surfing," and "sunburn."