Hubblecast 124 Light: Exoplanet K2-18b

This Hubblecast Light highlights the exciting discovery of the first water detected on a potentially habitable planet. With data from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, water vapour has been detected in the atmosphere of a super-Earth with habitable temperatures by University College Longon (UCL) researchers.

Credit:

Directed by: Bethany Downer
Editing: Nico Bartmann.
Web and technical support: Mathias André and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Bethany Downer & UCL
Music: tonelabs – Orion Fog (http://tonelabs.com)
Footage and photos: ESA/Hubble, M. Kornmesser, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab

About the Video

Id:heic1916a
Release date:11 September 2019, 19:00
Related releases:heic1916
Duration:01 m 19 s
Frame rate:25 fps

About the Object

Name:K2-18b
Type:Milky Way : Planet
Category:Exoplanets
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