Panning across RCW 38

This pan video takes a close look at the dramatic star formation region RCW 38 in the constellation of Vela (The Sails). The view of this region was captured during testing of the HAWK-I camera with the GRAAL adaptive optics system, which is installed on ESO's Very large Telescope at the Paranal Observatory in Chile.


ESO. Music: Astral Electronic

About the Video

Release date:11 July 2018, 12:00
Related releases:eso1823
Duration:50 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:RCW 38
Type:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster
Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Emission
Star Clusters

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