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HR 8799 time-lapse animation

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Jason Wang (Caltech) / Christian Marois (NRC Herzberg)

HR 8799 time-lapse animation
The HR 8799 system hosts 4 super-Jupiter planets with orbital periods ranging from 40 to more than 400 years. This animation includes 7 images taken with the Keck telescope over a period of 7 years. Right-click on the video and select "loop" from the menu to make the video repeat.

Original image data dated on or about July 21, 2016

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