51 Eridani b is the smallest exoplanet we’ve ever obtained direct images of, and it could help explain how star systems form their attendant planets.
Exoplanet 51 Eridani b just set a record. It’s the smallest planet we've managed to take a direct image of, despite being twice the size of Jupiter.
More stuff from “Exoplanets”
Heads up: the shoutbox will be retiring soon. It’s tired of working, and can’t wait to relax. You can still send a message to the channel owner, though!
Channels are a simple, beautiful way to showcase and watch videos. Browse more Channels.