Surprise planet found around extreme star pair (ESOcast 247 Light)

ESO’s Very Large Telescope has captured an image of a planet orbiting b Centauri, a pair of stars that can be seen with the naked eye. Find out why this next-door planetary system is extreme in this short video.

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Directed by: Herbert Zodet and Martin Wallner.
Editing: Herbert Zodet.
Web and technical support: Gurvan Bazin and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Juliet Hannay and Giulio Mazzolo.
Music: Stellardrone — Milky Way.
Footage and photos: ESO, Janson et al., L. Calçada, Space Engine (spaceengine.org), Daniele Gasparri (www.astroatacama.com) and C. Malin (christophmalin.com).
Scientific consultants: Paola Amico and Mariya Lyubenova.

O video klipu

Id:eso2118a
Datum objavljivanja:8. decembar 2021. 17:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso2118
Trajanje:01 m 30 s
Frame rate:25 fps

O objektu

Naziv:b Centauri
Tip:Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Planetary System
Kategorija:ESOcast
Exoplanets

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