Artists’s impression of one of more than 50 new exoplanets found by HARPS: the rocky super-Earth HD 85512 b

This artist’s impression shows the planet orbiting the Sun-like star HD 85512 in the southern constellation of Vela (The Sail). This planet is one of sixteen super-Earths discovered by the HARPS instrument on the 3.6-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory. This planet is about 3.6 times as massive as the Earth lis at the edge of the habitable zone around the star, where liquid water, and perhaps even life, could potentially exist.

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ESO/M. Kornmesser

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ID:eso1134c
Typ:Illustration
Veröffentlichungsdatum:12. September 2011 18:00
Dazugehörige Veröffentlichungen:eso1134
Größe:17782 x 10000 px

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Name:HD 85512, HD 85512 b
Typ:Milky Way : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Main Sequence
Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Planetary System
Entfernung:35 Lichtjahre
Kategorie:Exoplanets
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