Did the Hubble Telescope Confirm the First Exomoon?

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Duration: 4 minutes, 34 seconds

The Hubble and Kepler space telescopes found evidence for what could be a giant moon accompanying a gas-giant planet that orbits the star Kepler-1625, located 8,000 light-years away in the constellation Cygnus. The moon may be as big as Neptune and it orbits a planet several times more massive than Jupiter.


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Exoplanets, Features, Hubble Telescope, Kepler, Moons

Credits

Video: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/K. Jackson
Music: "Momentum" by Guillaume Bernard [SACEM]; KTSA Publishing SACEM; Gum Tapes; Killer Tracks Production Music "Continental Drift" by Estelle Treville [SACEM], Pascal Marius [SACEM]; KTSA Publishing SACEM; Gum Tapes; Killer Tracks Production Music

Publication: October 3, 2018


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