Images of Dusty Star Systems Revealed by the Gemini Planet Imager

Animation of the Solar System and moving outward to indicate stars observed with the Gemini Planet Imager (GPI) mounted on the Gemini South telescope in Chile. Highlighted are the images of the dusty rings encircling some of these young stars. More than 100 researchers have contributed to GPI and the GPI Exoplanet Survey, whose work is highlighted in this video. The work was supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and NASA. Created by Jenny Patience and Ric Alling, Arizona State University, with scientific input from Justin Hom (ASU), Paul Kalas (UC Berkeley), Tom Esposito (UC Berkeley) and Franck Marchis (SETI Institute).


International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/J. Patience & R. Alling (Arizona State University)/T. Esposito (UC Berkeley)

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Release date:June 24, 2020, 6 a.m.
Related releases:noirlab2014
Duration:01 m 31 s
Frame rate:29.97

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Category:Solar System


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