ALMA image of carbon monoxide around Beta Pictoris (infographic)

The ALMA image of carbon monoxide around Beta Pictoris (above) can be deprojected (below) to simulate a view looking down on the system, revealing the large concentration of gas in its outer reaches. For comparison, orbits within the Solar System are shown for scale.

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ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO) and NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/F. Reddy

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Auðkenni:eso1408d
Tegund:Uppdráttur
Útgáfudagur:Mar 6, 2014, 20:00 CET
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso1408
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Nafn:Beta Pictoris
Tegund:Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Planetary System
Flokkur:Exoplanets
Illustrations

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