Crash Course – Astronomy – 27: Exoplanets

This is the twenty-seventh video of the Crash Course – Astronomy series, hosted by Dr. Phil Plait. This video examines how astronomers find planets outside our solar system, and describes some of the planets found so far.

From the video description:

Table of Contents:

  • Other Planets Orbit Other Stars 2:10
  • Nearly 2000 Have Been Found 9:29
  • Transits 5:44
  • Doppler Shift 3:30
  • Exoplanets Orbit Nearly Every Kind of Star 8:44
  • Billions of Earth-Like Planets 9:33
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Crash Course - Astronomy Series

Crash Course - Astronomy Series

This collection of YouTube videos is hosted by astronomer Phil Plait. It covers a vast range of astronomical topics at an introductory and approachable level.