Panning across galaxy Holmberg II

Loading player...

This video shows a close-up view of dwarf irregular galaxy Holmberg II, as seen by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. The galaxy is dominated by huge bubbles of glowing gas which are the location of ongoing star formation.


NASA & ESA. Music: John Dyson (from the album Moonwind)

About the Video

Release date:29 September 2011, 14:30
Related releases:heic1114

About the Object

Name:Holmberg II
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Irregular
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Size : Dwarf
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos


Large QT
9.3 MB


Video Podcast
6.6 MB
Medium MPEG-1
15.3 MB
Medium Flash
9.6 MB


Small Flash
3.9 MB
Small QT
2.3 MB

For Broadcasters

Broadcast SD
184.4 MB

Also see our