the milky way

the milky way

Zooming in on the exotic binary star AR Scorpii

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This zoom sequence takes the viewer from a wide-field view of the spectacular central parts of the Milky Way into the bright constellation of Scorpius (The Scorpion). The final view is centred on the exotic binary star AR Scorpii. More information and download options: http://www.spacetelescope.org/videos/heic1616b/ Credit: ESA/Hubble, Digitized Sky Survey 2, N, Risinger (skysurvey.org)