Zoom in onto Trumpler 14

This short sequence zooms in on the open young cluster of stars, Trumpler 14, which was imaged in great detail thanks to the Multi-Conjugate Adaptive Optics Demonstrator (MAD) mounted on ESO’s Very Large Telescope. Trumpler 14, inside the Carina Nebula, towards the constellation of Carina (the Keel), is located 8000 light-years away. It is the adaptive optics image that covers the largest area of sky so far.


ESO, H. Sana, Digitized Sky Survey 2 and A. Fujii. Music: movetwo

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Release date:3 December 2009
Related releases:eso0947
Duration:58 s

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