A close look at the globular star cluster NGC 6752

This video provides a close look at a new image from the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile. It shows the globular star cluster NGC 6752 in the southern constellation of Pavo (The Peacock). Studies of this cluster using ESO’s Very Large Telescope have unexpectedly revealed that many of the stars do not undergo mass-loss at the end of their lives.


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About the Video

Release date:29 May 2013, 19:00
Related releases:eso1323
Duration:56 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:NGC 6752
Type:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Globular
Category:Star Clusters



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