Animation: zooming in on Venus

This animation shows an artistic impression of our Solar System neighbour Venus, where scientists have confirmed the detection of phosphine molecules, a representation of which is shown in the inset towards the end of the video. The molecules were detected in the Venusian high clouds in data from the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope and the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array, in which ESO is a partner. Astronomers have speculated for decades that life could exist in Venus’s high clouds. The detection of phosphine could point to such extra-terrestrial “aerial” life.

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ESO/M. Kornmesser/L. Calçada & NASA/JPL/Caltech

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Datum objavljivanja:14. septembar 2020. 17:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso2015
Trajanje:36 s
Frame rate:25 fps

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Tip:Solar System : Planet : Feature : Atmosphere
Kategorija:Solar System

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