Artist’s impression of the disc around the young star TW Hydrae

This artist’s impression video shows the closest known protoplanetary disc, around the star TW Hydrae in the huge constellation of Hydra (The Female Watersnake). The organic molecule methyl alcohol (methanol) has been found by the Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array (ALMA) in this disc. This is the first such detection of the compound in a young planet-forming disc.


ESO/M. Kornmesser

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Yayın tarihi:15 Haziran 2016 12:00
Bağlantılı bültenler:eso1619
Süre:18 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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Adı:TW Hydrae
Tür:Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Disk : Protoplanetary

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