Zooming in on the planetary nebula ESO 378-1

This video sequence starts from a wide field of the Milky Way and closes in on a rather empty patch of sky in the huge constellation of Hydra. A strange blue disc becomes visible — the planetary nebula ESO 378-1. The final very detailed view comes from ESO’s Very Large Telescope at the Paranal Observatory in Chile.


ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2/N. Risinger (skysurvey.org). Music: Johan B. Monell

About the Video

Release date:5 August 2015, 12:00
Related releases:eso1532
Duration:50 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:PN K1-22
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary

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