The universal relation between mass and rotation speed of planets

This graphic shows the rotation speeds of several of the planets in the Solar System along with the recently measured spin rate of the planet Beta Pictoris b.


ESO/I. Snellen (Leiden University)

About the Image

Release date:30 April 2014, 19:00
Related releases:eso1414
Size:2999 x 2249 px

About the Object

Name:Beta Pictoris
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Planetary System

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