SPHERE images a zoo of dusty discs around young stars

New images from the SPHERE instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope are revealing the dusty discs surrounding nearby young stars in greater detail than previously achieved. They show a bizarre variety of shapes, sizes and structures, including the likely effects of planets still in the process of forming.

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ESO/H. Avenhaus et al./E. Sissa et al./DARTT-S and SHINE collaborations

Om bilden

ID:eso1811a
Typ:Kollage
Publiceringsdatum:11 april 2018 12:00
Relaterade pressmeddelanden:eso1811
Storlek:1844 x 1845 px

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Typ:Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Disk
Kategori:Stars

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BandVåglängdTeleskop
Infrarött
H
1.625 μmVery Large Telescope
SPHERE
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H2H3
1.593 μmVery Large Telescope
SPHERE
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H2H3
1.667 μmVery Large Telescope
SPHERE

 

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