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Zooming into AB Aurigae Star System | ESO

Zooming into AB Aurigae Star System | ESO

This video starts by showing a wide-field view of a region of the sky in the constellation of Auriga. It then zooms in to show AB Auriga, a young star system where the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) has spotted signs of planet birth.


Distance: about 500 light years


Credit: European Southern Observatory (ESO)/Boccaletti et al./L. Cal├žada, Digitized Sky Survey 2, N. Risinge

Duration: 50 seconds

Release Date: May 20, 2020


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