Panning across the dark nebula Barnard 59

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This pan video gives a close-up view of part of a vast dark cloud of interstellar dust called the Pipe Nebula. This new and very detailed image of what is also known as Barnard 59 was captured by the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory.



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About the Video

Release date:15 August 2012, 12:00
Related releases:eso1233
Duration:01m 01s

About the Object

Name:Barnard 59, Pipe Nebula
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Dark
• X - Nebulae


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