It’s possible to see many of the planets in our solar system just by looking up at the night sky—but only those that are largest and closest to our Sun. Astrophysicist Jackie Faherty explains a few of the more advanced astrometric techniques used to detect exoplanets, objects that orbit distant stars.
If you’re curious how we find new dinosaur fossils back here on Earth, watch this week’s Dinosaur video: https://youtu.be/TG_p3CPFJmY
Subscribe to our channel:
Check out our full video catalog:
This video and all media incorporated herein (including text, images, and audio) are the property of the American Museum of Natural History or its licensors, all rights reserved. The Museum has made this video available for your personal, educational use. You may not use this video, or any part of it, for commercial purposes, nor may you reproduce, distribute, publish, prepare derivative works from, or publicly display it without the prior written consent of the Museum.
© American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY