Orbit of Planet with Background

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Duration: 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.

Animated Answers, Exoplanets, SD Video, Stars


NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STScI)

Publication: October 4, 2006

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