Zooming in on glowing gas clouds NGC 2014 and NGC 2020

This zoom video starts with a wide view of the Milky Way and ends with a close-up look at a pair of mysterious glowing gas clouds in the nearby Large Magellanic Cloud — NGC 2014, and NGC 2020, both in the southern constellation of Dorado (The Swordfish). The final view of these clouds was captured by ESO's Very Large Telescope at the Paranal Observatory in Chile.


ESO/Nick Risinger (skysurvey.org)/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Music: John Dyson

About the Video

Release date:7 August 2013, 12:00
Related releases:eso1335
Duration:56 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:Large Magellanic Cloud, NGC 2014, NGC 2020
Type:Local Universe : Nebula



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