The Milky Way’s central region observed with VISTA and HAWK-I

This video compares a view of the Galactic centre captured with the VISTA infrared survey telescope, as part of the Variables in the Via Lactea (VVV) ESO public survey, and a new, sharper view of the same region obtained with the HAWK-I instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope.


ESO/VVV Survey/D. Minniti and ESO/Nogueras-Lara et al.

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Release date:16 December 2019, 17:00
Related releases:eso1920
Duration:25 s
Frame rate:25 fps

About the Object

Name:Milky Way Galactic Centre
Type:Milky Way : Galaxy : Component : Center/Core

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