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NASA Visualization Tool Adds Virtual Tour to Lava World 55 Cancri e

via:cnBeta.COM     time:2019/2/8 8:33:06     readed:167

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The interesting posters released by NASA will be introduced to the public to many other worlds outside the solar system. It has a 360-degree visualization tool that is open to the public. The tool has a 360-degree experience and shows a 3D version that scientists think each world might look like. In this case, 55 Cancri e is full of lava.

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The tool works directly in a web browser. NASA says it can use visualization tools on desktops and mobile devices, as well as smart phones and virtual reality headsets.

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The star in the background appears huge because it is close to 55 Cancri e - the distance between the two is 1/65 of the distance between the sun and the earth. NASA explained that on the side of the exoplanet that is far from the star, the cooler temperatures may cause the silicate vapor to reflect the lava ocean in the cloud.

In addition, NASA also launchedEyes on Exoplanets 2.0In this way, users can perform virtual explorations in the Milky Way, and they can almost explore the 4,000 exoplanets known to date.

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