Rogue planets uncovered (ESOcast 249 Light)

Astronomers have used ESO telescopes to detect at least 70 rogue planets in our Milky Way, the largest group to date. Learn more about these elusive cosmic nomads in this video summarising the discovery!

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ESO

Directed by: Herbert Zodet and Martin Wallner.
Editing : Herbert Zodet.
Web and technical support: Gurvan Bazin and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Juliet Hannay and Giulio Mazzolo.
Music: Stellardrone — Maia Nebula.
Footage and photos: ESO, M. Kornmesser, L. Calçada, N. Risinger (skysurvey.org), S. Guisard (www.eso.org/~sguisard), Digitized Sky Survey 2, Miret-Roig et al. and C. Malin.
Scientific consultants: Paola Amico and Mariya Lyubenova.

About the Video

Id:eso2120a
Release date:22 December 2021, 17:00
Related releases:eso2120
Duration:01 m 26 s
Frame rate:25 fps

About the Object

Type:Milky Way : Planet
Category:ESOcast
Exoplanets

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