July 2, 2014
Zooming In On Star Formation Region Gum 15
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This zoom sequence shows the location of the star formation region Gum 15 in the southern constellation of Vela (The Sails). This little known object is located in a spectacular part of the Milky Way. The final detailed view comes from the MPG/ESO 2.2-meter telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile.