Animation of exomoon orbiting its planet

This animation shows how the exomoon candidate Kepler-1625b-i orbits its planet. Kepler-1625b-i is the first exomoon candidate discovered so far and, if confirmed, the first moon to be found outside the Solar System.

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NASA, ESA, and L. Hustak (STScI)

About the Video

Id:heic1817a
Release date:3 October 2018, 20:00
Related releases:heic1817
Duration:20 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:Kepler-1625b
Type:Milky Way : Planet : Satellite
Category:Exoplanets

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