Planet Parade: the seven planets of TRAPPIST-1

This artist’s impression video compares the seven planets orbiting the ultra-cool red dwarf star TRAPPIST-1 at the same scale. New observations, when combined with very sophisticated analysis, have now yielded good estimates of the densities of all seven of the Earth-sized planets and suggest that they are rich in volatile materials, probably water.

They are shown to the same scale but not in the correct relative positions.



ESO/M. Kornmesser

À propos de la vidéo

Date de publication:5 février 2018 17:00
Communiqués de presse en rapport:eso1805
Durée:01 m 00 s
Frame rate:30 fps

À propos de l'objet

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

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