CosmoView Episode 3: Small but Mighty

Barnard’s Galaxy, a dwarf galaxy neighboring the Milky Way, is revealed in this stunning image from the Victor. M. Blanco 4-m telescope at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory, a program of NSF’s NOIRLab.


CTIO/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA Acknowledgments: P. Massey (Lowell Obs.), G. Jacoby, K. Olsen, C. Smith (NSF’s NOIRLab/AURA/NSF) & T.A. Rector (NRAO/AUI/NSF). Image processing: Travis Rector (University of Alaska Anchorage), Mahdi Zamani & Davide de Martin CTIO timelapse: CTIO/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/D. Munizaga Other Images: ESA/Hubble Music: zero-project – Through the Looking Glass

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Release date:April 16, 2020, 3 a.m.
Related releases:noirlab2010
Duration:01 m 13 s
Frame rate:29.97

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