Exoplanet View from its Moon | Space Wallpaper

Exoplanet View from its Moon Artist’s Impression space wallpaper

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This beautiful space wallpaper is an artist’s impression of an exoplanet seen from its moon. The diversity of exoplanets is large — more than 800 planets outside the Solar System have been found to date, with thousands more waiting to be confirmed. Detection methods in this field are steadily and quickly increasing — meaning that many more exoplanets will undoubtedly be discovered in the months and years to come. This image was released April 12, 2013.

Credit: IAU/L. Calçada


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