Hidden Universe HD: NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope

NASA's Spitzer Science Center / NASA / Caltech

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

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Witness our universe in a whole new way! This video series (in 720p HD) highlights some of the most exciting discoveries from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. In-depth 'Showcase' features, striking 'Gallery Explorer' montages, and other whimsical specials take you beyond the visible to a universe of dust and stars hidden from Earth-bound eyes. Spitzer is the infrared component of the NASA Great Observatory program which also includes Hubble (visible), Chandra (x-ray), and Compton (gamma ray). For faster, iPod-compatible downloads search for the companion 'Hidden Universe' standard definition feed, also available on iTunes.


Rho Ophiuchi Cloud (Gallery Explorer)

February 13th, 2008

Episode 10 of 35 episodes

One of the most striking nearby star-forming regions is the Rho Ophiuchi Cloud. New images from Spitzer reveal its infrared wonders.

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