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What in the Universe: The Bat Shadow HBC 672 


Produced by the Space Telescope Science Institute, Office of Public Outreach, in collaboration with NASA’s Universe of Learning partners: IPAC, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, and Sonoma State University. 

Images and Animations

  • Hubble Space Telescope image of the Serpens Nebula: NASA, ESA, and STScI

  • Animation of shadow cast by a circumstellar disk: Dani Player, STScI

Written by Margaret W. Carruthers, 
Designed by Dani Player
Subject Matter Expertise provided by Dr. Klaus Pontoppidan (STScI)
Additional editorial input from Timothy Rhue II and Dr. Brandon Lawton
Music courtesy of Associated Production Music LLC


All narration is presented in text form within the video. In addition, a full transcript will be available in the Library in the near future. Check back soon!