Zoom Into the Tarantula Nebula

This video takes the viewer on a journey that zooms through space to reveal the Tarantula Nebula.

Thousands of never-before-seen young stars are spotted in the stellar nursery called 30 Doradus, captured by the NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope. It is nicknamed the Tarantula Nebula for the appearance of its dusty filaments in previous telescope images, the nebula has long been a favourite for astronomers studying star formation. In addition to young stars, Webb reveals distant background galaxies, as well as the detailed structure and composition of the nebula’s gas and dust.


NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI, ESO, E. Slawik, N. Risinger, D. De Martin,  D. Lennon, E. Sabbi, N. Bartmann, M. Zamani
Music: tonelabs - Happy Hubble (tonelabs.com)

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Release date:6 September 2022, 16:00
Related releases:weic2212
Duration:01 m 00 s
Frame rate:25 fps

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