Exoplanet in the Glow of its Parent Star

An artist's impression of a star and its exoplanet demonstrating the difficulty astronomers face in teasing out the exoplanet's dim glow from the bright glare of its parent star.

Credit:

ESO/L. Calçada/Nick Risinger (skysurvey.org)

About the Video

Id:exoplanetsintheglow
Release date:21 September 2013, 03:50
Duration:26s

About the Object

Name:Exoplanets
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Planetary System

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