The predicted trajectory of Alpha Centauri A and B

The predicted trajectory of Alpha Centauri A (orange) and B (red), superimposed onto an image taken with the SOFI instrument on ESO’s New Technology Telescope (NTT) and the NACO instrument on the VLT. It shows the conjunction with the star S5 (the brightest star in the NACO image). In the background a Digitised Sky Survey 2 image is shown.

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P. Kervella et al. (CNRS / U. de Chile / Observatoire de Paris / LESIA)/ESO

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ID:ann16075a
Type:Illustrasjon
Publiseringsdato:20. oktober 2016 16:00
Relaterte kunngjøringer:ann16075
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Navn:Alpha Centauri A, Alpha Centauri B
Type:Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Planetary System
Kategori:Exoplanets

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