Changing colour time-lapse from VISTA

This time-lapse video shows a series of images from the VISTA infrared survey telescope at ESO's Paranal Observatory showing the galaxy NGC 4993 in August 2017. The explosion of a kilonova in this galaxy was accompanied by the emission of both gravitational waves and gamma rays. The object was initially blue but then became much redder before fading.

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ESO/N.R. Tanvir, A.J. Levan and the VIN-ROUGE collaboration

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Tunnistus:eso1733c
Julkaisupäivä:16. lokakuuta 2017 16:00
Vastaavat julkaisut:eso1733
Kesto:20 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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Tyyppi:Local Universe : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Neutron Star
Kategoria:Galaxies
Stars

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