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Did You Know: Images of Exoplanets

Did you know that detailed pictures of planets orbiting other stars are illustrations?

Credits

Produced by the Space Telescope Science Institute’s Office of Public Outreach in collaboration with NASA’s Universe of Learning partners: Caltech/IPAC, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, and Sonoma State University.
 
·        Kepler 22b illustration: NASA/Ames/JPL-Caltech
·        Keck Telescope visualization of directly imaged exoplanets around star HR 8799: Jason Wang (UC Berkeley) and Christian Marois (NRC Herzberg)
·        Animation of a TRAPPIST-1 exoplanet: NASA/JPL-Caltech
·        Animation of an Earth-like exoplanet: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab
 
Written by Claire Blome
Designed by Craig Anderson, Leah Hustak, and Dani Player
Editorial and design input from Margaret W. Carruthers, Dr. Brandon Lawton, Leah Ramsay, and Timothy Rhue II
Music courtesy of Music for Non-Profits 

Transcript

All narration is presented in text form within the video. In addition, a full transcript will be available in the Library in the near future. Check back soon!