ESOcast 226 Light: First Image of a Multi-Planet System Around a Sun-like Star
The SPHERE instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope has captured the first ever image of a young, Sun-like star accompanied by two giant exoplanets.
The video is available in 4K UHD.
The ESOcast Light is a series of short videos bringing you the wonders of the Universe in bite-sized pieces. The ESOcast Light episodes will not be replacing the standard, longer ESOcasts, but complement them with current astronomy news and images in ESO press releases.Credit:
Directed by: Herbert Zodet.
Editing: Herbert Zodet.
Web and technical support: Gurvan Bazin and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Stephanie Rowlands, Emma Foxell and Bárbara Ferreira.
Music: GARRISON/New Horizons — The dreams of Morpheus.
Footage and photos: ESO, Bohn et al., L. Calçada, Space Engine (spaceengine.org), B. Tafreshi (twanight.org) and C. Malin (christophmalin.com).
Scientific consultants:Paola Amico and Mariya Lyubenova.
About the Video
|Release date:||22 July 2020, 15:00|
|Duration:||01 m 27 s|
|Frame rate:||25 fps|
About the Object
|Type:||Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Planetary System|