Panning across the evanescent planetary nebula ESO 577-24

This pan video explores the planetary nebula ESO 577-24. ESO’s Very Large Telescope captured this shell of glowing ionised gas — the last breath of the dying star whose simmering remains are visible at the heart of this image. As the gaseous shell of this planetary nebula expands and grows dimmer, it will slowly disappear from sight.


ESO. Music: Thomas Edward Rice — Phantasm Retro.

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Útgáfudagur:Jan 22, 2019, 12:00 CET
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso1902
Tímalengd:25 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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Nafn:ESO 577-24
Tegund:Unspecified : Nebula : Type : Planetary

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