Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Water Detected on Exoplanet K2-18b | Hubble

Water Detected on Exoplanet K2-18b | Hubble
First Water Detected on Planet in the Habitable Zone
Sept. 11, 2019: This Hubblecast Light video highlights the exciting discovery of the first water detected on a potentially habitable planet. With data from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, water vapor has been detected in the atmosphere of a super-Earth with habitable temperatures by University College Longon (UCL) researchers.

Credit:
Directed by: Bethany Downer
Editing: Nico Bartmann.
Web and technical support: Mathias André and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Bethany Downer & UCL
Music:
Footage and photos: ESA/Hubble, M. Kornmesser, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab
Duration: 1 minute, 19 seconds
Release Date: September 11, 2019


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