1. Zooming in on the globular star cluster NGC 6362


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    This video starts with a broad view of the Milky Way. We close in gradually on a fuzzy blob in the southern constellation of Ara (The Altar). This is one of more than 150 globular star clusters that…

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    • ESOcast 46: Catching Light -- Special 50th anniversary episode #6


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      ESOcast 46 is the sixth special episode of this series. It describes how state-of-the-art cameras and spectrographs help ESO’s powerful telescopes collect and analyse the faint light from the…

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      • ALMA UHD Video Compilation


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        The ESO Ultra HD Expedition team visit ALMA, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array — a huge new facility at 5000 metres above sea level on the Chajnantor Plateau, dedicated to studying…

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        • Hubble view of the galaxy cluster Abell 3827


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          This video using images from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows the rich galaxy cluster Abell 3827. The strange blue structures surrounding the central galaxies are gravitationally lensed views…

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          • Close look at the ATLASGAL image of the plane of the Milky Way


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            This video takes a close look at a new image of the Milky Way released to mark the completion of the APEX Telescope Large Area Survey of the Galaxy (ATLASGAL). The APEX telescope in Chile has mapped…

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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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              • IC1613 Fulldome Flythrough


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                This ultra-HD fulldome rendering zooms through space towards IC 1613, an irregular dwarf galaxy found towards the constellation of Cetus (The Sea Monster). More information and download options:…

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                • Zooming in on the star Tau Boötis


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                  This zoom sequence starts with a wide view of the constellation of Bootes (The Herdsman) and the closes in on the star Tau Bootis, which is visible to the unaided eye as an unremarkable point of light…

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                  • Zooming in on the location of Nova Vul 1670 in the constellation of Vulpecula


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                    This video sequence takes the viewer deep into a rich part of the northern Milky Way in the constellation of Vulpecula (The Fox), close to the more famous constellation of Cygnus (The Swan). This…

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                    • Zooming in into the Toby Jug Nebula


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                      This video sequence starts with a view of the spectacular Milky Way. As we zoom in, we can see the constellation of Carina (The Keel) and then the curious shape of the Toby Jug Nebula as captured…

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