TRAPPIST-1 Planets - How Were They Visualized?

Infrared Processing and Analysis Center (IPAC) at Caltech’s visualization specialist Ron Hurt and multimedia producer Tim Pyle explain how space telescope data about the system was used to create artistic impressions of the planets. The Trappist-1 system in 39 light-years away from Earth or about 229 trillion miles (369 trillion kilometers). Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech