Artist’s impression of the surface of Gliese 486 b

Artist’s impression of the surface of the newly discovered Gliese 486 b. With a temperature of about 430 °C (800 °F), the astronomers expect a Venus-like hot and dry landscape interspersed with glowing lava rivers. Gliese 486 b possibly has a tenuous atmosphere.

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About the Image

Id:noirlab2110c
Type:Artwork
Release date:March 4, 2021, noon
Related releases:noirlab2110
Size:11520 x 6480 px

About the Object

Name:Gliese 486
Category:Illustrations

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