Zooming in on the colourful star cluster NGC 3532



This video starts with a view of the southern Milky Way and takes us on a journey towards the open star cluster NGC 3532. The MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile captured this richly colourful view. Some of the stars still shine with a hot bluish colour, but many of the more massive ones have become red giants and glow with a rich orange hue.

More information: http://www.eso.org/public/videos/eso1439a/

Credit:
ESO/G. Baccari/Digitized Sky Survey 2/N. Risinger (skysurvey.org). Music: movetwo

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