Zoom into the Horsehead Nebula

This video takes the viewer on a journey through space to reveal a new image from the NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope, the Horsehead Nebula. 

This zoom video features three unique views of the Horsehead Nebula, including images from as ESA’s Euclid telescope, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope’s infrared view of the object, and finally revealing the new image from Webb's NIRCam (Near-InfraRed Camera) instrument. It is the sharpest infrared image of the object to date, showing a part of the iconic nebula in a whole new light, and capturing its complexity with unprecedented spatial resolution. You can learn more about this new image here.


ESA/Webb, NASA, CSA, ESA/Euclid, Euclid Consortium, ESO, Digitized Sky Survey 2, N. Bartmann (ESA/Webb), E. Slawik, N. Risinger, D. De Martin, M. Zamani (ESA/Webb), K. Misselt (University of Arizona) and A. Abergel (IAS/University Paris-Saclay, CNRS)
Music: Stellardrone - The Night Sky in Motion

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Release date:29 April 2024, 11:00
Related releases:weic2411
Duration:01 m 30 s
Frame rate:25 fps

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