Zooming in on the flames of Betelgeuse
This sequence starts with a wide view of the spectacular constellation of Orion and the surrounding area. We gradually close in on the red supergiant star Betelgeuse and zoom in until the strange flame-like nebula becomes visible in a new infrared image from the VISIR camera on ESO’s Very Large Telescope.Credit:
ESO/A. Fujii/Digitized Sky Survey 2/P. Kervella. Music: John Dyson (from the album Darklight).
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|Publicatiedatum:||23 juni 2011 12:00|
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