Panning across a new VLT image of the spiral galaxy NGC 1187

This pan video takes a close look at a new image taken with ESO’s Very Large Telescope showing the galaxy NGC 1187. This impressive spiral lies about 60 million light-years away in the constellation of Eridanus (The River). NGC 1187 has hosted two supernova explosions during the last thirty years, the latest one in 2007.


ESO. Music: Disasterpeace

About the Video

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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