Artist’s impression of the comet factory seen by ALMA

This artist’s impression shows the dust trap in the system Oph-IRS 48. The dust trap provides a safe haven for the tiny rocks in the disc, allowing them to clump together and grow to sizes that allow them to survive on their own.

Autorska prava:

ESO/L. Calçada

O slici

Id:eso1325a
Tip:Ilustracija
Datum objavljivanja:6. jun 2013. 20:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso1325
Povezana obaveštenja:ann13052
Veličina:4000 x 2250 px

O objektu

Naziv:Oph-IRS 48, Ophiuchus
Tip:Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Planetary System
Udaljenost:400 svetlosnih godina
Kategorija:Exoplanets
Illustrations
Stars

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