1. ESOcast 87: Pale Red Dot Results

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    This is the ESOcast that no viewer will want to miss. We discuss the result of the quest to find a planet around the closest star to the Solar System. The Pale Red Dot campaign aimed to find a planet…

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    • Numerical simulation of possible surface temperatures on Proxima b (synchronous rotation)

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      A numerical simulation of possible surface temperatures on Proxima b performed with the Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique's Planetary Global Climate Model. Here it is hypothesised…

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      • Artist's impression of the planet orbiting Proxima Centauri

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        This artist’s impression video shows a view of the surface of the planet Proxima b orbiting the red dwarf star Proxima Centauri, the closest star to the Solar System. The double star Alpha Centauri…

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        • Artist's impression of the planet orbiting Proxima Centauri

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          This artist’s impression video shows a view of the planet Proxima b orbiting the red dwarf star Proxima Centauri, the closest star to the Solar System. The double star Alpha Centauri AB also…

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          • A journey to Proxima Centauri and its planet

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            This video shows an artist’s impression of a trip from Earth (the Pale Blue Dot) to Proxima b, a Pale Red Dot orbiting the closest star to the Solar System, Proxima Centauri. As we leave the…

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            • Numerical simulation of possible surface temperatures on Proxima b (3:2 resonance)

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              A numerical simulation of possible surface temperatures on Proxima b performed with the Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique's Planetary Global Climate Model. Here it is hypothesised…

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              • A fly-through of the Proxima Centauri system

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                This video simulation takes the viewer on a journey at 20% of the speed of light to the closest star, Proxima Centauri. Here we can see the planet Proxima b, which orbits its red dwarf star every…

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                • A fly-through of the Proxima Centauri system

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                  This video takes the viewer from Earth to the closest star, Proxima Centauri. Here we can see the planet Proxima b, which orbits its red dwarf star every 11.2 days. This planet orbits within the habitable…

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                  • Interviews with Pale Red Dot scientists

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                    These interviews with Pedro Amado, Guillem Anglada-Escudé and Ansgar Reiners were conducted at the time of the announcement of the discovery of the world Proxima b, orbiting the closest star…

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                    • Press Conference at ESO HQ

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                      On 24 August 2016 at 13:00 CEST, ESO hosted a press conference at its Headquarters in Garching, near Munich, Germany. More information and download options: http://www.eso.org/public/videos/eso1629j/ Credit: ESO/M. Kornmesser

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