Changing radial velocity

The dark curve shows the changing radial velocity (motion toward or away from us) of the primary star through its orbit. Data were obtained using GMOS at the Gemini North telescope on Mauna Kea in Hawai‘i.

Credit:

International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA

About the Image

Id:geminiann11007a
Type:Collage
Release date:June 14, 2011, 9:32 p.m.
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Size:470 x 284 px

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Category:Stars

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