Video: Orbit of Planet with Background
Running Time: 25 seconds
Animation of a transiting planet around its star, set within a tapestry of stars. This bird's-eye view of the orbiting planet and its orbital path moves down to view the orbit in front of the star.
Credit: NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STScI)
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