Massive Skywatcher Cam Produces Amazing Imagery

The new VLT Survey Telescope (VST) with a huge 268-megapixel camera at its core has just released its first spectacular images of the Omega Nebula and globular cluster Omega Centauri. Find out what makes this state-of-the-art scope tick.
credit : ESO, Martin Kornmesser, Luis Calçada, Richard Hook, Hebert Zodet, Barbara Ferreira