CosmoView Episode 27: An Astronomer’s Menagerie

An image of the dwarf galaxy Sextans B, taken with the Nicholas U. Mayall 4-meter Telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory, a Program of NSF’s NOIRLab, contains a menagerie of astronomical objects, from bright stars in the foreground to distant galaxies hiding in the background. The galaxy itself contains both the cradles and the graves of stars, hosting star-forming regions as well as stellar death shrouds.


Images and videos: KPNO/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA, E. Slawik, P. Marenfeld

Data obtained and processed by: P. Massey (Lowell Obs.), G. Jacoby, K. Olsen, & C. Smith (AURA/NSF) 

Image processing: T.A. Rector (University of Alaska Anchorage/NSF’s NOIRLab), M. Zamani (NSF’s NOIRLab) & D. de Martin (NSF’s NOIRLab)

Music: Stellardrone - Airglow

Sobre el Video

Release date:28 de Abril de 2021 a las 14:00
Related releases:noirlab2115
Duración:01 m 12 s
Cuadros por segundo:30 fps

Sobre el Objeto

Nombre:Sextans B

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