TRAPPIST-1’s planets are much closer together than the planets of our solar system. See how the scale of this recently discovered system of seven planets, located about 40 light-years from Earth, compares to our own, and to Jupiter’s system of moons.
For more about our solar system, and for a visual-cue transcript of this video, visit the Hayden Planetarium blog at http://www.amnh.org/our-research/hayden-planetarium/blog.
Thumbnail image: NASA/JPL Caltech/R. Hurt
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