ESOcast 228 Light: ALMA Sees Most Distant Milky Way Look-alike

Astronomers using ALMA, in which the ESO is a partner, have revealed an extremely distant galaxy that looks surprisingly like our Milky Way. This video summarises their findings.

The video is available in 4K UHD.

The ESOcast Light is a series of short videos bringing you the wonders of the Universe in bite-sized pieces. The ESOcast Light episodes will not be replacing the standard, longer ESOcasts, but complement them with current astronomy news and images in ESO press releases.

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ESO

Directed by: Herbert Zodet.
Editing: Herbert Zodet.
Web and technical support: Gurvan Bazin and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Stephanie Rowlands, Emma Foxell and Bárbara Ferreira.
Music: STAN DART (www.stan-dart.com) — Malum
Footage and photos: ALMA (NRAO/ESO/NAOJ), Rizzo et al., Martin Kornmesser (ESO), Luis Calçada (ESO) and C. Malin (christophmalin.com).
Scientific consultants: Paola Amico and Mariya Lyubenova.

About the Video

Id:eso2013a
Release date:12 August 2020, 17:00
Related releases:eso2013
Duration:01 m 24 s
Frame rate:25 fps

About the Object

Name:SPT0418-47
Type:Early Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Category:ESOcast
Galaxies

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