New type of star gives clues to magnetars' origins (ESOcast 264 Light)
Using multiple telescopes around the world, including European Southern Observatory (ESO) facilities, researchers have uncovered a living star that is likely to become a magnetar, an ultra-magnetic dead star. This video summarises the discovery.
For more details, check: https://www.eso.org/public/news/eso2313/.Credit:
Directed by: Angelos Tsaousis and Martin Wallner.
Editing: Angelos Tsaousis.
Web and technical support: Gurvan Bazin and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Claudia Sciarma and Tom Howarth.
Music: Stellardrone — Breathe In The Light.
Footage and photos: ESO / L. Calçada, Angelos Tsaousis, B. Tafreshi, P. Horálek, Zdeněk Bardon, José Francisco Salgado.
Scientific consultant: Paola Amico, Mariya Lyubenova.
About the Video
|Release date:||17 August 2023, 20:00|
|Duration:||01 m 38 s|
|Frame rate:||25 fps|