Zooming in on the red hypergiant star VY Canis Majoris

This video sequence takes you on a voyage from a broad vista of the sky into a close-up look at one of the biggest stars in the Milky Way, VY Canis Majoris. The final image comes from the SPHERE instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope in Chile.

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ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2/N. Risinger (skysurvey.org)
Music: Johan B. Monell

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Id:eso1546a
Data e Publikimit:Nën 25, 2015, 12:00 CET
Publikime të ngjashme:eso1546
Kohëzgjatja:50 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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Emri:VY Canis Majoris
Tipi:Milky Way : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Red Supergiant
Milky Way : Star : Type : Variable
Kategori:Stars

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