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The Brown Dwarf ISO-Oph 102

30 November, 2012 / Read time: 1 minute

This video starts with a broad panorama of the spectacular central regions of the Milky Way seen in visible light. It then zooms in to the Rho Ophiuchi star-forming region, to the brown dwarf ISO-Oph 102, or Rho-Oph 102.
Credit: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), Nick Risinger (skysurvey.org)/Digitized Sky Survey 2 : movetwo