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ALMA Finds Evidence of Pair of Infant Planets around Young Star

9 December, 2016 / Read time: 1 minute

Video of ALMA's recent observations of the young star HD 163296 and how the dust and gas profiles of its protoplanetary disk may herald the presence of two infant planets.
Written and Narrated by C. Blue, NRAO/AUI/NSF
Produced by A. Angelich, NRAO/AUI/NSF
Additional Animation and Video from ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)/A. Isella, C. Brogan, L. Cieza, M. Kornmesser, B. Saxton (NRAO/AUI/NSF); ESO/L. Calçada, M. Kornmesser, C. Malin (christophmalin.com); NASA/GSFC Conceptual Image Lab; ESA/Hubble/M. Kornmesser, L. L. Christensen; NSF/A. Khan; S. Andrews (Harvard-Smithsonian CfA)
Music by Mark Mercury