Zooming in on ESO 137-001

This video zooms in on spiral galaxy ESO 137-001, which is undergoing ram pressure stripping. The sequence begins with a view of the night sky near the constellation of Triangulum Australe (The Southern Triangle). It then zooms through observations from the Digitized Sky Survey 2, and ends with a view of the galaxy obtained by Hubble.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2
Acknowledgements: Ming Sun (UAH) and Serge Meunier
Music: movetwo

About the Video

Id:heic1404b
Release date:4 March 2014, 16:00
Related releases:heic1404
Related announcements:ann1404
Duration:56 s

About the Object

Name:ESO 137-001, Norma cluster
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Interacting
Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Category:Galaxies

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