ESOcast 208 Light: A Cosmic Pretzel (4K UHD)

ESOcast 208 Light: A Cosmic Pretzel (4K UHD) The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) captured an unprecedented image of two circumstellar disks, in which baby stars are growing, feeding with material from their surrounding birth disk. These observations shed new light on the earliest phases of the lives of stars and help astronomers determine the […]

ESOcast 206 Light: VISTA Unveils the Large Magellanic Cloud (4K UHD)

ESOcast 206 Light: VISTA Unveils the Large Magellanic Cloud (4K UHD) ESO’s VISTA telescope has been surveying our neighbouring galaxy, the Large Magellanic Cloud for about a decade. The observations revealed in unprecedented detail the properties of 10 million stars in the galaxy. As a result, astronomers have got new opportunities to study stellar evolution, […]