1. Panning across a deep infrared image of the Orion Nebula

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    This video gives a close-up view of a spectacular new image of the Orion Nebula star-formation region that was obtained from multiple exposures using the HAWK-I infrared camera on ESO’s Very…

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    • Zooming into a deep infrared image of the Orion Nebula

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      This video starts from a wide view of the night sky and zooms in on the famous constellation of Orion. The final part gives a close-up view of a spectacular new image of the Orion Nebula star-formation…

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      • Cross-fade between visible and infrared light images of the Orion Nebula

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        This sequence compares an infrared image of the Orion Nebula star-formation region that was obtained from multiple exposures using the HAWK-I infrared camera on ESO’s Very Large Telescope with…

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        • ALMA image of the protoplanetary disc around V883 Orionis

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          This image of the planet-forming disc around the young star V883 Orionis was obtained by ALMA in long-baseline mode. This star is currently in outburst, which has pushed the water snow line further…

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          • The protoplanetary disc around V883 Orionis (artist's impression)

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            Artist's impression of the planet-forming disc around the young star V883 Orionis. This star is currently in outburst, which has pushed the water snow line further from the star and allowed it…

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            • Zooming on the protoplanetary disc around V883 Orionis

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              Zooming on the young star V883 Orionis. This star is currently in outburst, which has pushed the water snow line further from the star and allowed it to be detected for the first time with ALMA. More…

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              • Animation of the path of a light ray through GRAVITY

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                Animation of the path that an incoming light ray traces through the GRAVITY instrument. Note the intricate design and complex interaction of the various components for the four telescopes. For interferometry…

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                • Artist’s impression of the star S2 passing very close to the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way

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                  This artist’s impression shows the orbits of stars around supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way. In 2018 one of these stars, S2, will pass very close to the black hole and present…

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                  • Artist’s impression of hot Jupiter exoplanet in the star cluster Messier 67

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                    from ESO Observatory Added 20 1 0

                    This artist’s impression video shows a hot Jupiter exoplanet orbiting close to a star in the rich old star cluster Messier 67, in the constellation of Cancer (The Crab). Astronomers have found…

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                    • Artist’s impression of the disc around the young star TW Hydrae

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                      This artist’s impression video shows the closest known protoplanetary disc, around the star TW Hydrae in the huge constellation of Hydra (The Female Watersnake). The organic molecule methyl…

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