Exoplanet fly-by

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1080p heartily recommended! A fly by of all known exoplanets around single stars. The systems are ordered according to the largest semi-major axis (planet-star separation) within each of them, from largest to smallest. The systems that you fly past first contain planets which takes hundreds or even thousands of years to orbit their stars, whilst by the end they take mere hours or days. Designed to give the viewer an overview of the current distribution of there are no inaccuracies in this but if you spot one, let me know!Made by Tom Hands () at the University of Leicester (). Data from the Open Exoplanet Catalogue ().Funding for my research is provided by the Science & Technology Facilities Council ().

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