Transit of an Exoplanet (Europe to the Stars Clip)

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This artist's impression shows how the intensity of the light of a star varies when a planet transits its disc.
This video is part of the movie "Europe to the Stars — ESO's first 50 years of Exploring the Southern Sky".

Read more about the movie here: Europe to the Stars


ESO/L. Calçada

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About the Video

Release date:19 July 2012, 13:12

About the Object

Type:• Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Planetary System


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