Animation: a fly-to Venus

This animation shows an artistic impression of our Solar System neighbour Venus, where scientists have confirmed the detection of phosphine. The molecules were detected in the Venusian high clouds in data from the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope and the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array, in which ESO is a partner. Astronomers have speculated for decades that life could exist in Venus’s high clouds. The detection of phosphine could point to such extra-terrestrial “aerial” life.

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ESO/M. Kornmesser & NASA/JPL/Caltech

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Tunnistus:eso2015c
Julkaisupäivä:14. syyskuuta 2020 17:00
Vastaavat julkaisut:eso2015
Kesto:27 s
Frame rate:25 fps

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Nimi:Venus
Tyyppi:Solar System : Planet
Kategoria:Solar System

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