Zoom-in to M4 Detail and Planetary System Animation
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Duration: 1 minute

A zoom into the summer constellation Scorpius to reveal the globular cluster M4. Zoom continues to Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys image of the location of the planet in M4's starry core. The zoom dissolves to an artist's rendition of the Jupiter-sized planet orbiting around a white dwarf and neutron star.


Tags
Astronomical, Extrasolar Planets, Globular Clusters, Hubble Telescope, Illustrative, Planets, Pulsars, Star Clusters, Stars, White Dwarfs

Credits

Video Credit: NASA, Lynn Barranger (STScI), and Greg Bacon (STScI)

Publication: July 10, 2003


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