New observations with ALMA reveal water snow line around young star

This video shows new observations with ALMA, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array located in the Atacama Desert in Chile. For the first time the water snow line around a young star has been detected.

Credit:

ESO/B. Tafreshi (twanight.org), A. Angelich (NRAO/AUI/NSF)/ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), L. Cieza (ALMA(ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)), ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2/N. Risinger (skysurvey.org)/M. Kornmesser. Music: Luciano - Cadenza Records - ALMA Sounds

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Id:eso1626d
Release date:13 July 2016, 19:00
Related releases:eso1626
Duration:02 m 06 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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