Zooming on the star cluster Terzan

This sequence takes the viewer from a wide view of the Milky Way to the central regions, where many bright star forming regions and star clusters can be seen. The final view is a close-up of the sky around the star cluster Terzan 5 taken with Hubble, the Very Large Telescope at ESO’s Paranal Observatory and the Keck Telescope.

Credit:

Nick Risinger (skysurvey.org)/DSS/Hubble.
Music: Johan B. Monell

About the Video

Id:heic1617a
Release date:7 September 2016, 16:00
Related releases:heic1617
Duration:50 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:Terzan 5
Type:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster
Category:Stars

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