Zoom on Arp 256

This video zooms in on the two interacting spiral galaxies of the ARP 256 system, about 350 million light-years away. It starts with a view of the night sky, focused on the constellation of Cetus (the Sea Monster), as seen from the ground. It then zooms through observations from the Digitized Sky Survey 2, and ends with a view of Arp 256 obtained with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.

Credit:

ESA/Hubble, NASA, Digitized Sky Survey 2, Risinger.
Music: Astral Electronic

About the Video

Id:heic1805b
Release date:8 March 2018, 16:00
Related releases:heic1805
Duration:50 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:Arp 256
Type:Early Universe : Galaxy : Type : Interacting
Category:Galaxies

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