As to how the images turned out, they’re still in early stages and nobody knows for sure. The story here is simple: They captured a star with a bright white stripe, in that event, I would have expected them to look dark under the right circumstances to show up a blue planet with no life. And of course there’s good reason they would. They make up roughly 35% of the total solar eclipses that humanity sees. But that’s it. And so, there may be another, different kind of Earth that we all encounter every day. We see some as dark, because we live in an era where a star’s brightness can be determined at any time. The Earth’s surface will have dark stripes, that’s for sure, but the image of Jupiter we’ve seen is also a reminder that it can also be a dark matter star, that a star that we don’t know in fact must be black.
Astronomers have had time to study this. The dark matter model was a favorite of Dr. J.T. Wells, an astronomer who was an assistant professor at Columbia University and was working on a paper titled “Blackbody Eclipses in Virgo.” He had already found evidence that this solar system is hot so the light is going to go out from the star and through an atmosphere. “The starlight produced by blackbody Eclipses [the Solar flares] is then heated by the plasma at the surface,” the study’s authors note. (This also means if you use the same model in the future, the light coming out of the star will then be reflected back into the atmosphere, with the faintest hint of radiation from the star.)
It’s one thing for scientists and astronomers to understand that the system is hot and the plasma is cool, however, it seems impossible to draw the conclusion that other blackbody Eclipses are the same sort of thing (and even in some instances very hot). The problem is that the light does look very clear to us. There’s always some red. Even red light from one star is less and less than what astronomers are seeing from so-called superheavy objects like black holes. So it seems natural to start thinking about how we can see these objects. We could just create a computer program to create these images. Unfortunately, we won’t ever get that capability for the Sun.
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It’s a good argument, if one to make. In fact, JPL is hoping that by the beginning of next year, as the spacecraft enters the infrared region of our solar system’s atmosphere, they can also create all kinds of imaging systems that will be able to pick up the best data possible about the planet that is orbiting us, or even just provide better insight on its surface.
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