Wednesday, March 08, 2023

The Missing Link for Water in Our Solar System | ESO

The Missing Link for Water in Our Solar System | ESO

 

ESOcast 258 Light: Using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), astronomers have detected the chemical signature of gaseous water in the planet-forming disc V883 Orionis. This acts as a timestamp for the water’s formation, allowing us to trace its journey.


Credit: European Southern Observatory (ESO)

Directed by: Herbert Zodet and Martin Wallner

Editing: Herbert Zodet

Web and technical support: Gurvan Bazin and Raquel Yumi Shida

Written by: Rebecca Forsberg and Rory Harris

Footage and photos: ESO, ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO) and L. Cal├žada

Scientific consultants: Paola Amico and Mariya Lyubenova

Duration: 1 minutes, 31 seconds

Release Date: March 8, 2023


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