Zooming into the star T Cha

This zoom sequence starts with a wide-field view of the spectacular southern Milky Way. We gradually zoom in on the faint star T Cha in the little-known constellation of Chamaeleon. A disc surrounds this very young star. This disc has been found to be in two parts, a narrow ring close to the star and the remainder of the disc material much further out. A companion object has been detected in the gap in the disc that may be either a large planet or a dusty brown dwarf.


ESO/S. Brunier/A. Fujjii/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Music: John Dyson (from the album Moonwind). Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin

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Data di rilascio:Giovedì 24 Febbraio 2011 12:00
Notizie relative:eso1106
Durata:48 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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Nome:T Cha



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