Destination: Proxima Centauri b

ESO's photographers, graphic designers and artists produce some of the world's most stunning visuals of observatories, astronomical phenomena and distant worlds. This video brings these elements together, to tell the story of Proxima b, the recently discovered Earth-like planet orbiting our nearest star. From ESO's Paranal and La Silla observatories, which made the discovery, viewers are transported to the Proxima system and the surface of the Earth-like planet found there.

The music for this montage is provided by ESO Music Ambassador, Konstantino Polizois, perfectly complementing the images and adding an ethereal wonder.


ESO/Konstantino Polizois/Nico Bartmann. Music: Konstantino Polizois

About the Video

Release date:27 October 2016, 17:04
Duration:03 m 32 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:Exoplanets, Galaxies, Paranal, Photo Ambassador, Stars, Video Production
Type:Early Universe : Planet
Unspecified : Star
Unspecified : Galaxy
Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
La Silla



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