Zooming in to AB Aurigae

This video starts by showing a wide-field view of a region of the sky in the constellation of Auriga. It then zooms in to show AB Auriga, a young star system where ESO’s Very Large Telescope has spotted signs of planet birth.

Credit:

ESO/Boccaletti et al./L. Calçada, Digitized Sky Survey 2, N. Risinger (skysurvey.org). Music: Konstantino Polizois

About the Video

Id:eso2008c
Release date:20 May 2020, 14:00
Related releases:eso2008
Duration:50 s
Frame rate:25 fps

About the Object

Name:AB Aurigae
Type:Milky Way : Star : Type : Variable
Category:Stars

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