Time-Lapse Of Four Large Exoplanets Orbit A Star In 12-Years

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12 years of W.M. Keck Observatory imagery of star system HR 8799 have been time-lapsed. The system hosts four planets that are more massive than Jupiter.

Video making & motion interpolation: Jason Wang (UC Berkeley)
Data analysis: William Thompson (UVic) & Christian Marois (NRC Herzberg)
Orbit determination: Quinn Konopacky (UCSD)
Data Taking: Bruce Macintosh (Stanford), Travis Barman (University of Arizona), Ben Zuckerman (UCLA)
Data from the W. M. Keck Observatory
Animation: NASA
Edited by Space.com's Steve Spaleta
Music: Missing of Times by Joseph Beg / courtesy of Epidemic Sound