Wednesday, 2 December 2015

Exoplanets Orbiting Their Stars Simultaneously

All of the Kepler multi-planet systems (1705 planets in 685 systems) on the same scale as the Solar System. The size of the orbits are all to scale, but the size of the planets are not.

The orbits are all synchronized such that Kepler observed a planet transit every time it hits an angle of 0 degrees. Planet colors are based on their approximate equilibrium temperatures.

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