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ESO casts

  • ESOcast HD Jun 30, 2020 | 04:00 am

    ESOcast 225 Light: ESO Telescope Captures Disappearance of Massive Star Astronomers have discovered the absence of an unstable massive star in a dwarf galaxy with ESO’s Very Large Telescope. This video offers a summary of the research.

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  • ESOcast HD Jun 25, 2020 | 06:00 am

    ESOcast 224: First Interstellar Visitors to the Solar System In this ESOcast, we explore some of the many questions interstellar visitors 1I/'Oumuamua and 2I/Borisov have raised including: what are they made of? How did they form? Are they like the comets or asteroids in our Solar System? And finally,[…]

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  • ESOcast HD Jun 1, 2020 | 09:00 am

    ESOcast Light 223: Hot Stars are Plagued by Giant Magnetic Spots Astronomers using ESO telescopes have discovered giant spots on the surface of extremely hot stars hidden in stellar clusters. This video offers a summary of the discovery.

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  • ESOcast HD May 27, 2020 | 03:00 am

    ESOcast 222:Ten Fascinating Paradoxes about the Universe This video lets you see some of the many things we do not understand in the Universe, and the strange and surreal paradoxes in what we think we understand…

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  • ESOcast HD May 20, 2020 | 06:00 am

    ESOcast 221 Light: ESO Telescope Sees Signs of Planet Birth Observations with ESO’s SPHERE instrument on the Very Large Telescope have revealed the telltale signs of a star system being born.

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  • ESOcast HD May 6, 2020 | 06:00 am

    ESOcast 220 Light: Closest Black Hole to Earth Found A team of astronomers from the European Southern Observatory (ESO) and other institutes has discovered a black hole lying just 1000 light-years from Earth. The black hole is closer to our Solar System than any other found to date and[…]

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  • ESOcast HD Apr 16, 2020 | 01:00 am

    ESOcast 219 Light: Star Dance Around Supermassive Black Hole ESO's Very Large Telescope has observed a star dancing around the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way. The observations have revealed, for the first time, that the star’s orbit is shaped like a rosette and not[…]

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  • ESOcast HD Apr 3, 2020 | 09:00 am

    ESO astronomy at home As doctors and nurses are on the frontlines, saving the lives of those infected by COVID-19, others have a role to play to prevent the disease spreading further by staying at home. This goes for ESO staff as well, including[…]

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  • ESOcast HD Mar 11, 2020 | 10:00 am

    ESOcast 218: The Stranger Exoplanets What are the strangest exoplanets ever found or studied with ESO telescopes? Watch this ESOcast to find out.

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  • ESOcast HD Feb 14, 2020 | 06:00 am

    ESOcast 217 Light: ESO Telescope Sees Surface of Dim Betelgeuse Using ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT), astronomers have captured the unprecedented dimming of Betelgeuse, a red supergiant star in the constellation Orion.

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