Zooming in on the exotic binary star AR Scorpii

This zoom sequence takes the viewer from a wide-field view of the spectacular central parts of the Milky Way into the bright constellation of Scorpius (The Scorpion). The final view is centred on the exotic binary star AR Scorpii.

Credit:

ESA/Hubble, Digitized Sky Survey 2, N, Risinger (skysurvey.org)

About the Video

Id:heic1616b
Release date:27 July 2016, 19:00
Related releases:heic1616
Duration:50 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:AR Scorpii
Type:Milky Way : Star : Type : Exotic
Category:Stars

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