Winner of the ESO anniversary competition — the Thor’s Helmet Nebula

The Thor’s Helmet Nebula was selected by the public to be observed with the Very Large Telescope on 5 October 2012, ESO’s 50th anniversary day, as part of the competition Choose What the VLT Observes! This image is a placeholder until the observation is done. You can watch it live here on 5 October 2012. More details can be found here.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:ann12060b
Type:Artwork
Release date:10 September 2012, 11:50
Related announcements:ann12060
Size:1500 x 1000 px

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Name:Competition
Type:Unspecified
Category:Illustrations

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