The star 51 Pegasi in the constellation of Pegasus

This chart shows the large northern constellation of Pegasus (The Winged Horse). The unremarkable faint star 51 Pegasi, which is circled in red and can be dimly seen with the naked eye, is orbited by 51 Pegasi b, the first exoplanet ever discovered around a normal star.


ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

About the Image

Release date:22 April 2015, 12:00
Related releases:eso1517
Size:3338 x 3174 px

About the Object

Name:51 Pegasi b
Type:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation

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