Moon-forming disc around the PDS 70c exoplanet as seen with ALMA

This image, taken with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), in which ESO is a partner, shows a close-up view on the moon-forming disc surrounding PDS 70c, a young Jupiter-like gas giant nearly 400 light-years away. It shows this planet and its disc centre-front, with the larger circumstellar ring-like disc taking up most of the right-hand side of the image. The dusty circumplanetary disc is as large as the Sun-Earth distance and has enough mass to form up to three satellites the size of the Moon.

Telif:

ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)/Benisty et al.

Görüntü Hakkında

Kimlik:eso2111c
Tür:Gözlem
Yayın tarihi:22 Temmuz 2021 14:00
Bağlantılı bültenler:eso2111
Boyut:1266 x 840 px

Nesne Hakkında

Adı:PDS 70c
Tür:Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Planetary System
Constellation:Centaurus
Kategori:Exoplanets

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Koordinatlar

Position (RA):14 8 10.09
Position (Dec):-41° 23' 52.94"
Field of view:0.01 x 0.01 arcminutes
Yönelim:Kuzey yönü -0.0° sol derece kadar dik konumdan sapma göstermektedir

Renkler & Filtreler

BantDalgaboyuTeleskop
Milimetre
350 GHz
855 μmAtacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array
Band 7