Artist’s impression of the surface of a super-Earth orbiting Barnard’s Star

The nearest single star to the Sun hosts an exoplanet at least 3.2 times as massive as Earth — a so-called super-Earth. Data from a worldwide array of telescopes, including ESO’s planet-hunting HARPS instrument, have revealed this frozen, dimly lit world. The newly discovered planet is the second-closest known exoplanet to the Earth and orbits the fastest moving star in the night sky.

This image shows an artist’s impression of the planet’s surface.

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ESO/M. Kornmesser

O slici

Id:eso1837a
Tip:Ilustracija
Datum objavljivanja:14. novembar 2018. 19:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso1837
Veličina:4500 x 2531 px

O objektu

Naziv:Barnard's Star b
Tip:Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Planetary System
Kategorija:Exoplanets

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