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Artist's illustrations of planets in TRAPPIST-1 system and Solar System rocky planets

Date: 05 February 2018
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Copyright: NASA

This infographic displays some artist's illustrations of how the seven planets orbiting TRAPPIST-1 might appear – including the possible presence of water oceans – alongside some images of the rocky planets in our Solar System. Information about the size and orbital periods of all the planets is also provided for comparison; the TRAPPIST-1 planets are all approximately Earth-sized.


Last Update: 05 February 2018

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