1. Zooming in on the glowing gas cloud LHA 120-N55 in the Large Magellanic Cloud

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    This zoom sequence takes us on a journey of 160 000 light-years to one of our neighbouring galaxies, the Large Magellanic Cloud. In the final image, taken with ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT),…

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    • Artist’s impression of the ultracool dwarf star TRAPPIST-1 from the surface of one of its planets

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      This artist’s impression video shows an imagined view from the surface one of the three planets orbiting an ultracool dwarf star just 40 light-years from Earth that were discovered using the…

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      • Artist’s impression of the ultracool dwarf star TRAPPIST-1 from close to one of its planets

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        This artist’s impression video shows an imagined view from close to one of the three planets orbiting an ultracool dwarf star just 40 light-years from Earth that were discovered using the TRAPPIST…

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        • ESOcast 83: Ultracool Dwarf with Planets

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          Astronomers using telescopes at ESO's observatories in Chile have discovered three planets around a dim dwarf star just 40 light-years from Earth. These worlds have sizes and temperatures similar…

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          • The unique rocky comet C/2014 S3 (PANSTARRS)

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            Observations with ESO’s Very Large Telescope, and the Canada France Hawai`i Telescope, show that C/2014 S3 (PANSTARRS) is the first object to be discovered that is on a long-period cometary…

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            • The WLM galaxy on the edge of the Local Group

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              This close-up video pan sequence, captured by ESO’s OmegaCAM on the VLT Survey Telescope, shows a lonely galaxy known as Wolf-Lundmark-Melotte, or WLM for short. Although considered part of…

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              • Zooming in on the dwarf galaxy WLM

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                This sequence starts with a broad view of the rather faint constellation of Cetus (The Sea Monster). As we zoom, we close in on a faint galaxy, known as WLM. The final detailed image, captured with…

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                • The motions of the bright spots on Ceres

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                  This artist’s impression video is based on a detailed map of the surface compiled from images taken from NASA’s Dawn spacecraft in orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres. It shows the very…

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                  • Artist’s view of bright spots on Ceres imaged by the Dawn spacecraft

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                    This artist’s impression video is based on a detailed map of the surface compiled from images taken from NASA’s Dawn spacecraft in orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres. It shows the very…

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                    • Zooming in on aging double star IRAS 08544-4431

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                      This video takes the viewer deep into a spectacular region of the southern Milky Way in the constellation of Vela (The Sails). We pass many interesting objects, including star formation regions and…

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