Zooming in on HL Tauri

This video takes you to the location of HL Tauri in the constellation of Taurus, 450 light-years away from Earth. The start of the sequence shows a wide view, including the Pleiades and Hyades naked-eye star clusters. It then zooms into a very detailed visible-light image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and ends with ALMA observations of water vapour in the HL Tauri disc. For more details, check the corresponding press release


ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)/NASA/ESA/N. Risinger (skysurvey.org). Music: Astral Electronic

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Release date:29 February 2024, 11:00
Related releases:eso2404
Duration:50 s
Frame rate:25 fps

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