1. 01\03\2016| Gravitational Waves

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    from Richard Pearson F.R.A.S. Added

    Running time: 45m Please share. Acknowledgements: Andrew Wilson, John McConnell, The National Science Foundation. The detection of gravitational waves opens up a new field of astronomical…

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    • Zooming in on the young star in the reflection nebula IC 2631

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      This video journey starts with a view of the spectacular southern Milky Way and then closes in on the inconspicuous southern constellation of Chameleon (The Chameleon). The final image shows a detailed…

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      • Zooming in on the Flying Saucer protoplanetary disc

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        This video takes us on a journey to the young star 2MASS J16281370-2431391 in the spectacular Rho Ophiuchi star formation region, about 400 light-years from Earth. This star is surrounded by a disc…

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        • 1/02/2016| Story of the Reflector Telescope

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          Running Time: 1 hour Acknowledgements: European Southern Observatory; University of Cambridge photo archives & Sir Patrick Moore photo collection. The program looks at the pioneer giant…

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          • A close look at the dwarf galaxy IC 1613

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            This video sequence takes a close look at a new image, captured with the OmegaCAM camera on ESO’s VLT Survey Telescope in Chile, showing an unusually clean small galaxy. IC 1613 contains very…

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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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              • ESOcast 80: Follow a Live Planet Hunt

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                And a unique new project will now allow members of the public to go behind the scenes and follow a planet hunt as it happens! More information and download options: http://www.eso.org/public/videos/esocast80a/ Subscribe…

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                • GRAVITY discovers new double star in Orion Trapezium Cluster

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                  As part of the first observations with the new GRAVITY instrument the team looked closely at the bright, young stars known as the Trapezium Cluster, located in the heart of the Orion star-forming…

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                  • Artist’s impression of a transitional disc around a young star

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                    Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have found telltale differences between the gaps in the gas and the dust in discs around four young stars. These new observations…

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