ESOcast 169 Light: First Confirmed Image of Newborn Planet (4K UHD)

Astronomers using the SPHERE instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope captured the first clear image of a planet caught in the act of forming in the dusty disc surrounding a young star. The young planet is carving a path through the primordial disc of gas and dust around the very young star PDS 70. The data suggest that the planet’s atmosphere is cloudy.

The video is available in 4K UHD.

The ESOcast Light is a series of short videos bringing you the wonders of the Universe in bite-sized pieces. The ESOcast Light episodes will not be replacing the standard, longer ESOcasts, but complement them with current astronomy news and images in ESO press releases.

Credit:

ESO

Directed by: Nico Bartmann.
Editing: Nico Bartmann.
Web and technical support: Mathias André and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Calum Turner and Mariya Lyubenova.
Music: Tim Turusov (www.turusov.com).
Footage and photos: ESO, UHD Team, N. Risinger (skysurvey.org), DSS, L. Calçada, spaceengine.org and M. Kornmesser.
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen.

Over de video

Id:eso1821a
Publicatiedatum:2 juli 2018 12:00
Gerelateerde berichten:eso1821
Duur:01 m 23 s
Frame rate:30 fps

Over het object

Naam:PDS 70
Type:Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Planetary System
Categorie:ESOcast
Exoplanets

Ultra HD (info)


HD


Medium

Video Podcast
17,1 MB

For Broadcasters


Script

English
92,0 KB

Ondertitels

Arabic
1,2 KB
Croatian
984 bytes
Czech
1014 bytes
English
928 bytes
German
979 bytes
Italian
996 bytes
Korean
1,2 KB
Macedonian
1,4 KB
Polish
1,0 KB
Portuguese
1006 bytes
Turkish
984 bytes
Vietnamese
1,3 KB

Bekijk ook