Blog posts tagged with eso

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May 21 2015
05:05 UTC

The Medusa

Astronomers used the ESO's Very large Telescope in Chile took this “most detailed” image of the Medusa Nebula. The colorful nebula cloud is from the the central star that has puffed off its outer layers, just like our Sun will do far in the future. This nebula is off the “knee” of Pollux in the […]

Posted by Tom's Astronomy Blog

May 20 2015
11:43 UTC

The Dreadful Beauty of Medusa

... the Medusa PR Video eso1520bClose-up pan video showing the Medusa Nebula Astronomers using ESO's Very Large Telescope in Chile have captured the most detailed image ever taken of the Medusa Nebula. As the star at the heart of this nebula made its

Posted by astronomy cmarchesin

May 13 2015
12:19 UTC

The Dark Side of Star Clusters

... Centaurus A VideosPR Video eso1519aPanning across the giant elliptical galaxy Centaurus A (NGC 5128) and its strange globular clusters VLT discovers new kind of globular star clusterObservations with ESO's Very Large Telescope in Chile have di

Posted by astronomy cmarchesin

Apr 30 2015
12:13 UTC

The Pillars of Creation Revealed in 3D

... Serpent) PR Image eso1518eDigitized Sky Survey Image of the Eagle Nebula ***********************************************************************************************

Posted by astronomy cmarchesin

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