Survey reveals secrets of planet birth around dozens of stars | ESOcast Light

In a series of studies, a team of astronomers has shed new light on the fascinating and complex process of planet formation. The stunning images, captured using the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope (ESO’s VLT) in Chile, represent one of the largest ever surveys of planet-forming discs. The research brings together observations of more than 80 young stars that might have planets forming around them, providing astronomers with a wealth of data and unique insights into how planets arise in different regions of our galaxy. This video summarises the discovery. For more information, check the corresponding press release.



Directed by: Angelos Tsaousis and Martin Wallner.
Editing: Angelos Tsaousis.
Web and technical support: Gurvan Bazin and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Tom Howarth and Pamela Freeman.
Music: Stellardrone — Red Giant.
Footage and photos: ESO / Luis Calçada, Martin Kornmesser, Angelos Tsaousis, Cristoph Malin (, ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)/L. Cieza, F. Kamphues, C. Ginski, A. Garufi, P.-G. Valegård et al.
Scientific consultant: Paola Amico, Mariya Lyubenova.

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Udgivelsesdato:5. marts 2024 14:00
Relaterede pressemeddelelser:eso2405
Spilletid:01 m 29 s
Frame rate:25 fps

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