A close look at the globular star cluster 47 Tucanae

This video sequence pans across a wide view of the region of sky surrounding the Small Magellanic Cloud, finally zooming in on the patch of sky containing the bright and beautiful globular cluster 47 Tucanae. In the final sequence we see a detailed infrared view of the cluster, taken by the VISTA telescope at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in Chile.


ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2/M.-R. Cioni/VISTA Magellanic Cloud Survey/Stanislav Volskiy
Acknowledgment: Cambridge Astronomical Survey Unit
Music: movetwo

About the Video

Közzététel napja:2013. január 10. 12.00
Related releases:eso1302
Időtartam:56 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Név:47 Tucanae, NGC 104
Típus:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Globular
Category:Star Clusters



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