Zooming in on the red giant star L2 Puppis

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2015-06-10 22:41:51 Category: People & Blogs מאת:
This zoom video sequence takes the viewer from a broad vista of the southern Milky Way into a rich part of the constellation of Puppis. We finish with a very close-up look at the red giant star L2 Puppis, which is coming to the end of its life and probably starting to create a bipolar planetary nebula. Credit: ESO/P. Kervella/N. Risinger (skysurvey.org)/DSS. Music: Johan B. Monell (www.johanmonell.com) Story: Dying Red Giant Star Births Bipolar Nebula http://b4in.org/gMWA