Pan across Westerlund 2

This video shows a pan across the new image of star cluster Westerlund 2, taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space telescope and released to celebrate its 25th year in orbit.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), A. Nota (ESA/STScI), and the Westerlund 2 Science Team

Music: Johan Back Monell (www.johanmonell.com)

About the Video

Id:heic1509d
Release date:23 April 2015, 15:15
Related releases:heic1509
Duration:50 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:Gum 29, RCW 49, Westerlund 2, WR 20a
Type:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Binary
Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
Milky Way : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
Category:HD
Nebulae
Star Clusters

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