ESOCast 183 Light: Stunning Exoplanet Time-lapse (4K UHD)

ESO's planet-hunting instrument SPHERE on the VLT has caught sight of the exoplanet Beta Pictoris b emerging from the bright halo of its parent star, 64 light-years away.

The video is available in 4K UHD.

The ESOcast Light is a series of short videos bringing you the wonders of the Universe in bite-sized pieces. The ESOcast Light episodes will not be replacing the standard, longer ESOcasts, but complement them with current astronomy news and images in ESO press releases.

Credit:

ESO

Directed by: Nico Bartmann.
Editing: Nico Bartmann.
Web and technical support: Mathias André and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Ivana Kurecic and Calum Turner.
Music: tonelabs – Noizefield (http://www.tonelabs.com).
Footage and photos: ESO, Lagrange, SPHERE consortium, UHD Team, Digitized Sky Survey 2, L. Calçada, Nick Risinger (skysurvey.org).
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen.

About the Video

Id:esocast183a
Release date:12 November 2018, 17:00
Duration:01 m 30 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Type:Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Planetary System
Category:ESOcast
Exoplanets

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