Panning across the field of NGC 4666

This video gives us a closer look at the interesting field around the galaxy NGC 4666, imaged with the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile. We start looking deeply into the Universe at the faint flecks of very distant galaxies, some of which are in a cluster emitting X-rays. We then sweep across the disturbed star-forming galaxy NGC 4668 and finally close in on the starburst spiral galaxy NGC 4666 at the centre of the picture.

Forrás:

ESO/J. Dietrich

About the Video

Id:eso1036b
Közzététel napja:2010. szeptember 1. 12.00
Related releases:eso1036
Időtartam:28 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Category:Galaxies

HD


Large

Large QT
3,7 MB

Medium

Video Podcast
2,3 MB
Medium MPEG-1
7,9 MB
Medium Flash
4,5 MB

Small

Small Flash
2,1 MB
Small QT
1,4 MB

For Broadcasters


Tekintse meg