Orbits of Eight New Exoplanets and Brown Dwarfs

A representation of the sizes and shapes of the orbits of the eight new planetary and brown-dwarf candidates. The colours indicate the deduced minimum masses: about one Saturn mass or less (red); between 1 and 3 Jupiter masses (green); above 10 Jupiter masses (blue). The dashed line indicates the size of the Earth's orbit (radius 150 million km).

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0019a
Type:Chart
Release date:15 April 2000
Related releases:eso0019
Size:800 x 483 px

About the Object

Name:Brown dwarf, Exoplanets
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Type : Brown Dwarf
• Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Planetary System

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