This video shows a fly-through of the bright double star Alpha Centauri A and B. In the final sequence we close in on Alpha Centauri B and a newly discovered planet swims into view. This Earth-mass planet is the closest exoplanet known and the lightest ever found around a star like the Sun.

More information and download-options:
eso.org/public/videos/eso1241b/

Credit:
ESO./L. Calçada/Nick Risinger (skysurvey.org).

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