Zoom in on the embedded star cluster RCW 38

This video zooms in on the RCW 38 massive cluster of stars. Starting with a wide angle view made with an amateur telescope, then to an image from Digitized Sky Survey 2, going to an image made with the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at La Silla and finishing with an image made with the NACO adaptive optics instrument attached to ESO’s Very Large Telescope.


ESO, Digitized Sky Survey 2, A. Fujii. Music by John Dyson from the CD darklight

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Release date:19 August 2009
Related releases:eso0929
Duration:56 s

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