A neighbouring planetary system reveals its secrets (ESOcast 242 Light)
A team of astronomers have used ESO’s Very Large Telescope in Chile to shed new light on planets around a nearby star that resemble those in the inner Solar System. This video summarises what they found about the planetary system, called L 98-59.Credit:
Directed by: Herbert Zodet and Martin Wallner.
Editing: Herbert Zodet.
Web and technical support: Gurvan Bazin and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Thea Elvin, Giulio Mazzolo and Bárbara Ferreira.
Music: Stellardrone — Eternity.
Footage and photos: ESO, L. Calçada, M. Kornmesser, Acknowledgment: O. Demangeon, Space Engine (spaceengine.org) and G. Hüdepohl (atacamaphoto.com).
Scientific consultants: Paola Amico and Mariya Lyubenova.
About the Video
|Release date:||5 August 2021, 14:00|
|Duration:||01 m 30 s|
|Frame rate:||25 fps|
About the Object
|Type:||Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Planetary System|