Panning across the stellar nursery NGC 6357

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This pan video gives a close-up view of a spectacular part of the stellar nursery called NGC 6357. The view from ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) shows many hot young stars, glowing clouds of gas and weird dust formations sculpted by ultraviolet radiation and stellar winds.


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About the Video

Release date:20 June 2012, 12:00
Related releases:eso1226
Duration:01m 01s

About the Object

Name:NGC 6357
Type:• X - Nebulae


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