A fly-through of the Proxima Centauri system

This video simulation takes the viewer on a journey at 20% of the speed of light to the closest star, Proxima Centauri. Here we can see the planet Proxima b, which orbits its red dwarf star every 11.2 days. This planet orbits within the habitable zone, which means that liquid water could exist on its surface.


PHL @ UPR Arecibo, ESO. Music by Lyford Rome

About the Video

Közzététel napja:2016. augusztus 24. 19.00
Related releases:eso1629
Időtartam:01 m 00 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Név:Proxima b, Proxima Centauri
Típus:Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Planetary System



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