Zooming in on 51 Pegasi

This zoom video takes the viewer from a broad view of the sky deep into the northern constellation of Pegasus (The Winged Horse). The sequence ends with a close-up of 51 Pegasi, which is orbited by 51 Pegasi b, the first exoplanet ever discovered around a normal star.

Credit:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2/A. Fujii. Music: Johan B. Monell (www.johanmonell.com)

About the Video

Id:eso1517a
Release date:22 April 2015, 12:00
Related releases:eso1517
Duration:50 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:51 Pegasi b
Category:Stars

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