ESOcast 216 Light: ALMA Catches Beautiful Outcome of Stellar Fight

Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), in which ESO is a partner, have spotted a peculiar gas cloud that resulted from a confrontation between two stars. Find out more about this stellar fight in this ESOcast Light.

The video is available in 4K UHD.

The ESOcast Light is a series of short videos bringing you the wonders of the Universe in bite-sized pieces. The ESOcast Light episodes will not be replacing the standard, longer ESOcasts, but complement them with current astronomy news and images in ESO press releases.

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Directed by: Herbert Zodet.
Editing: Herbert Zodet.
Web and technical support: Gurvan Bazin and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Caroline Reid and Bárbara Ferreira.
Music: Stellardrone — Airglow.
Footage and photos: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), Olofsson et al. Acknowledgement: Robert Cumming, Digitized Sky Survey 2, M. Kornmesser and N. Risinger (skysurvey.org).
Scientific consultants: Paola Amico and Mariya Lyubenova.

Om videoen

Id:eso2002a
Udgivelsesdato:5. februar 2020 12:00
Relaterede pressemeddelelser:eso2002
Spilletid:01 m 27 s
Frame rate:25 fps

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Navn:HD101584
Type:Milky Way : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Red Giant
Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Binary
Kategori:ESOcast
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