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ESO Photo Release eso1226: VLT Takes a Close Look at NGC 6357. ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) has taken the most detailed image so far of a spectacular part of the stellar nursery called NGC 6357. The view shows many hot young stars, glowing clouds of gas and weird dust formations sculpted ...

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20 June 2012

ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) has taken the most detailed image so far of a spectacular part of the stellar nursery called NGC 6357. The view shows many hot young stars, glowing clouds of gas and weird dust formations sculpted by ultraviolet radiation and stellar winds.

The release, images and videos are available on:
http://www.eso.org/public/news/eso1226/

Translations are available in: Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese/Brazil, Portuguese/Portugal, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian

Space Scoop - the children's version of this release is available at: http://www.eso.org/public/news/eso1226/kids/

Kind regards,
The ESO Education and Public Outreach Department
20 June 2012




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