Close-up view of the open cluster Messier 11

This video gives a close-up view of an image of the open cluster Messier 11 as seen with the Wide Field Imager (WFI) on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at the La Silla Observatory. The blue stars in the centre of the image are the young, hot stars of the cluster. The surrounding redder stars are older, cooler background stars.


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Release date:1 October 2014, 12:00
Related releases:eso1430
Duration:50 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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