Witnessing the Birth of a Distant Cluster of Galaxies (ESOcast Light 259)
Using ALMA, astronomers have detected a large reservoir of hot gas in the still-forming galaxy cluster around the Spiderweb galaxy –– the most distant detection of such hot gas yet. This further reveals just how early these structures begin to form.Credit:
Directed by: Angelos Tsaousis and Martin Wallner.
Editing: Angelos Tsaousis.
Web and technical support: Gurvan Bazin and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Rory Harris and Jonas Enander.
Music: Stellardrone — Fermi Paradox.
Footage and photos: ESO, M. Kornmesser, L. Calçada, ESO/C. Malin (christophmalin.com), ESO/B. Tafreshi (twanight.org).
Scientific consultants: Paola Amico and Mariya Lyubenova.
About the Video
|Release date:||29 March 2023, 17:00|
|Duration:||01 m 31 s|
|Frame rate:||25 fps|
About the Object
|Type:||Early Universe : Cosmology : Morphology : Large-Scale Structure|