Artist impression showing b Centauri and its giant planet b Centauri b
This artist’s impression shows a close up of the planet b Centauri b, which orbits a binary system with mass at least six times that of the Sun. This is the most massive and hottest planet-hosting star system found to date. The planet is ten times as massive as Jupiter and orbits the two-star system at 100 times the distance Jupiter orbits the Sun.
About the Image
|Release date:||8 December 2021, 17:00|
|Size:||5000 x 3832 px|
About the Object