Discovering Exoplanets From Transits
This video explores what we can learn through the transits of exoplanets. It also tells us what we have learned from these transits with the help of the Hubble Space Telescope and which discoveries we can expect with the NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope.
Credit: ESA Hubble Videos; Hubblecast 121: What can we learn from exoplanet transits?; Directed by: Bethany Downer; Visual design and editing: Martin Kornmesser; Written by: Laura Hiscott; Narration: Sara Mendes da Costa; Images: NASA, ESA; Videos: NASA, ESA, ESO/L. Calçada, M. Kornmesser; Music: Music composed by Dimitris Polychroniadis; Web and technical support: Mathias André and Raquel Yumi Shida; Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen
See also: Exoplanet; First detection of water vapor on a habitable-zone planet; Hubble Space Telescope; Infrared astronomy; Planet; Star; Telescope; The most complete profile of an exoplanet’s atmosphere yet; Transit (astronomy); Universe
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