HEC: Artistic Representations of Potential Habitable Exoplanets

This gallery shows exoplanets visualizations that were used in the press releases of their original discovery announcements. Click the images for image sources and other resolutions versions. The text includes links to their wikipedia pages and the original press releases. The unconfirmed Gliese 581 g was also included.





Original Press Release: 50 new exoplanets discovered by HARPS
Image Credit: European Southern Observatory (ESO) (September 12, 2011)


Image Credit: European Southern Observatory (ESO) (April 24, 2007)


Image Credit: Lynette Cook (September 29, 2010)