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.

Autorska prava:

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

O video klipu

Datum objavljivanja:25. novembar 2015. 12:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso1546
Trajanje:50 s
Frame rate:30 fps

O objektu

Naziv:VY Canis Majoris
Tip:Milky Way : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Red Supergiant
Milky Way : Star : Type : Variable

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