The Formative Years: Giant Planets vs. Brown Dwarfs

Animation showing the 617 observations conducted during GPIES from November 2014 to April 2019 (right) and the location of the stars in the southern sky (left). Open circles indicate system (like 51 Eri at 2 o’clock) which have been visited multiple times. Stars indicated by a red dot have a disk of material. Blue dots are planetary systems (with one planet at least). Brown dot are binary systems with a brown dwarf.

. Kalas, D. Savransky, R. De Rosa and GPIES.

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Release date:June 11, 2019, 6 a.m.
Related releases:gemini1905
Duration:39 s
Frame rate:29.97

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