Panning across VISTA’s view of Messier 78

This video takes a close-up look at a richly detailed new view of the star formation region Messier 78, in the constellation of Orion (The Hunter), taken with the VISTA infrared survey telescope at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in Chile. As well as the blue regions of reflected light from the hot young stars the image also shows streams of dark dust and the red jets emerging from stars in the process of formation.


ESO/N. Risinger ( Music: Mylonite Recordz Production

À propos de la vidéo

Date de publication:5 octobre 2016 12:00
Communiqués de presse en rapport:eso1635
Durée:50 s
Frame rate:30 fps

À propos de l'objet

Nom:M 78, Messier 78

Ultra HD (info)



Podcast vidéo
12,9 Mio

For Broadcasters