An Alien’s View of Our Solar System (Video)

With the recent discovery of an Earth-like exoplanet, this video from the perspective of alien planet hunter looking at our Solar System is intriguing. Nancy Atkinson writes on Universe Today:

Earth Hunting

We have just begun to try and image distant solar systems around other stars, and hopefully our techniques and technology will improve in the near future so that we can one day find — and take pictures of — planets as small as Earth.

But what if another civilization from a distant star was looking at us? What would they see? A new supercomputer simulation tracking the interactions of thousands of dust grains show what our solar system might look like to alien astronomers searching for planets. It also provides a look back to how our planetary system may have changed and matured over time.

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