Flight through star cluster Westerlund 2 - slow

This video shows a flight through Hubble’s new close-up view of star cluster Westerlund 2, released to celebrate the telescope's 25th year in orbit.


NASA, ESA, G. Bacon, L. Frattare, Z. Levay, and F. Summers (Viz3D Team, STScI), and J. Anderson (STScI)
Acknowledgment: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), A. Nota (ESA/STScI), and the Westerlund 2 Science Team, and ESO

About the Video

Release date:23 April 2015, 15:15
Related releases:heic2009, heic1509
Duration:01 m 26 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:Westerlund 2
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Open
Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Binary
Star Clusters



r.titleLarge QT
20.2 MB


r.titleVideo Podcast
15.0 MB
r.titleMedium MPEG-1
34.2 MB
r.titleMedium Flash
19.3 MB

For Broadcasters

Also see our

Privacy policy Accelerated by CDN77