The spectacular planetary nebula NGC 7009, or the Saturn Nebula, emerges from the darkness like a series of oddly-shaped bubbles, lit up in glorious pinks and blues.This colourful image was captured by the powerful MUSE instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT), as part of a study which mapped the dust inside a planetary nebula for the first time.The video is available in 4K UHD.The ESOcast Light is a series of short videos bringing you the wonders of the Universe in bite-sized pieces. The ESOcast Light episodes will not be replacing the standard, longer ESOcasts, but complement them with current astronomy news and images in ESO press releases.More information and download options: http://www.eso.org/public/videos/eso1... Subscribe to ESOcast in iTunes! https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/esoc... Receive future episodes on YouTube by pressing the Subscribe button above or follow us on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/esoastronomy Watch more ESOcast episodes: http://www.eso.org/public/videos/arch... Find out how to view and contribute subtitles for the ESOcast in multiple languages, or translate this video on YouTube: http://www.eso.org/public/outreach/pa... Credit:ESO.Directed by: Nico Bartmann.Editing: Nico Bartmann.Web and technical support: Mathias André and Raquel Yumi Shida.Written by: Izumi Hansen and Richard Hook.Music: John Stanford (johnstanfordmusic.com).Footage and photos: ESO, Digitized Sky Survey 2, N. Risinger (skysurvey.org), J. Walsh, L. Calçada.Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen.
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