martin kornmesser

martin kornmesser

This Exoplanet Has A Comet-Like Tail

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<a href="http://on.aol.com/video/this-exoplanet-has-a-comet-like-tail-518907182"> </a> This animation is an artistic impression of the transit of Gliese 436b in front of its host star. The planet is surrounded by a large halo and followed by a long comet-like tail. Video Credit: NASA, ESA, STScI, Martin Kornmesser (ESA/Hubble)