Hubblecast 117 Light: Hubble & Gaia weigh the Milky Way

Measurements from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and the ESA Gaia mission have been combined to improve he estimate of the mass of our home galaxy the Milky Way: 1.5 trillion solar masses.

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Directed by: Bethany Downer
Editing: Nico Bartmann
Web and technical support: Mathias André and Raquel Yumi Shida
Written by: Mathias Jager 
Music: John Stanford - Aurora (johnstanfordmusic.com)
Footage and photos: ESO, P. Horálek, ESA, Hubble, NASA., L. Calçada, M. Kornmesser, ATG Medialab, F. Ferraro, S. Brunier
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen

About the Video

Id:heic1905a
Release date:7 March 2019, 16:00
Related releases:heic1905
Duration:01 m 18 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:Milky Way
Type:Milky Way
Category:Hubblecast

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