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View Full Version : First Microlensing Detection of a Planet Circling a Brown Dwarf Candidate



Fraser
2014-Mar-18, 03:50 PM
When astronomers detect new exoplanets they typically do so using one of two techniques. First, there’s the famous transit technique, which looks for slight dips in light as a planet passes in front of its host star, and second is the radial velocity technique, which senses the motion of a star due to the gravitational […]

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