Gravitational Microlensing

About this video
Duration: 8 minutes, 37 seconds

This movie demonstrates how to find planets thousands of light-years from Earth, using the gravitational microlensing technique, a form of gravitational lensing.


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Artwork, Exotic, Extrasolar Planets, Gravitational Lensing, Illustrations, Stars

Credits

Credit: NASA, ESA, D. Bennett (GSFC), and Wiggle Puppy Productions

Publication: September 22, 2016


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