ESOcast 227 Light: Stunning Space Butterfly Captured by ESO Telescope
Astronomers using ESO's Very Large Telescope have imaged a 'space butterfly', a planetary nebula known as NGC 2899. This video offers stunning views of this object and the science behind it.
The video is available in 4K UHD.
The ESOcast Light is a series of short videos bringing you the wonders of the Universe in bite-sized pieces. The ESOcast Light episodes will not be replacing the standard, longer ESOcasts, but complement them with current astronomy news and images in ESO press releases.Credit:
Directed by: Herbert Zodet.
Editing: Herbert Zodet.
Web and technical support: Gurvan Bazin and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Stephanie Rowlands, Emma Foxell and Bárbara Ferreira.
Music: STAN DART (www.stan-dart.com) — The Long Way.
Footage and photos: ESO, C. Malin (christophmalin.com), Digitized Sky Survey 2 and Nick Risinger (skysurvey.org).
Scientific consultants: Paola Amico and Mariya Lyubenova.
About the Video
|Release date:||30 July 2020, 14:00|
|Duration:||01 m 26 s|
|Frame rate:||25 fps|