Zooming in on the spiral galaxy NGC 1187

This zoom video sequence starts with a wide view of the large but faint constellation of Eridanus (The River), not far from the more familiar form of Orion (The Hunter). As we zoom in we see a small patch of light that proves to be an attractive spiral galaxy named NGC 1187. The detailed final view shows a new VLT image of this object.

Credit:

ESO/A. Fujii/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin. Music: Disasterpeace

About the Video

Id:eso1231a
Release date:1 August 2012, 12:00
Related releases:eso1231
Duration:01m 01s

About the Object

Name:NGC 1187
Type:• X - Galaxies

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