Hubblecast 84: A starry snapshot for Hubble’s 25th

This Hubblecast explores the new image of star cluster Westerlund 2, taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space telescope and released to celebrate its 25th year in orbit.

Credit:

Directed by: Georgia Bladon
Visual design and editing: Martin Kornmesser
Written by: Georgia Bladon and Nicky Guttridge
Narration: Dr Joe Liske
Images: NASA, ESA/Hubble, the Hubble Heritage Team, A. Nota (ESA/STScI), the Westerlund 2 Science Team, ESO, Digitized Sky Survey 2
Videos: NASA, ESA/Hubble
Animations: Martin Kornmesser, Luis Calcada, NASA, ESA/Hubble
Music: Johan B. Monell (www.johanmonell.com)
Web and technical support: Mathias Andre and Raquel Yumi Shida
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen

About the Video

Id:heic1509a
Release date:23 April 2015, 15:15
Related releases:heic1509
Related announcements:ann1514
Duration:04 m 49 s

About the Object

Name:Gum 29, RCW 49, Westerlund 2, WR 20a
Type:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Binary
Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
Milky Way : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
Category:HD
Hubblecast
Nebulae
Star Clusters

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