Artist's impression of the planet orbiting Proxima Centauri (annotated)

This artist’s impression shows a view of the surface of the planet Proxima b orbiting the red dwarf star Proxima Centauri, the closest star to the Solar System. The double star Alpha Centauri AB also appears in the image. Proxima b is a little more massive than the Earth and orbits in the habitable zone around Proxima Centauri, where the temperature is suitable for liquid water to exist on its surface.

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ESO/M. Kornmesser

Rreth fotografisë

Id:eso1629j
Tipi:Punim artistik
Data e Publikimit:Gus 24, 2016, 19:00 CEST
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Përmasat:8000 x 5196 px

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Emri:Proxima b
Tipi:Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Planetary System
Kategori:Exoplanets

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