Zooming in on XZ Tauri

This video begins with a ground-based view of the night sky, before zooming in on multiple star system XZ Tauri as the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope sees it.

XZ Tauri is blowing a hot bubble of gas into the surrounding space, which is filled with bright and beautiful clumps that are emitting strong winds and jets. These objects illuminate the region, creating a truly dramatic scene.


NASAESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2, N. Risinger (Skysurvey.org)

About the Video

Release date:6 November 2014, 13:00
Related releases:heic1424
Duration:50 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:XZ Tauri
Type:Local Universe : Star : Grouping : Multiple



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