ESOcast 192 Light: GRAVITY Resolves a Gravitationally Microlensed Star

The GRAVITY instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope Interferometer (VLTI) has seen what seems an impossible sight...

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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.

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Directed by: Nico Bartmann.
Editing: Nico Bartmann.
Web and technical support: Mathias André and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Ivana Kurečić, Mariya Lyubenova, and Calum Turner.
Music: John Stanford – The Edge (johnstanfordmusic.com).
Footage and photos: ESO, UHD Team, M. Kornmesser, B. Tafreshi (twanight.org), MPE, F. Kamphues, MATISSE consortium, P. Horálek.
Scientific Consultants: Paola Amico and Mariya Lyubenova.
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen.

About the Video

Id:esocast192a
Release date:23 January 2019, 17:00
Duration:01 m 48 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:Gravitational Microlensing
Type:Early Universe : Cosmology
Category:ESOcast

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