Orbits of the Planets

Schematic view from above of the orbits of the three super-Earths around their host star. The scale is in astronomical units (AU), the mean distance between the Earth and the Sun. All planets are thus well within the orbit of Mercury around the Sun (which has an orbital period of 88 days).

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0819c
Type:Chart
Release date:16 June 2008
Related releases:eso0819
Size:800 x 776 px

About the Object

Name:Solar System
Type:• Solar System

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