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mickal555
2006-Jul-07, 12:57 PM
A huge daisy-shaped shield that would block out light from parent stars could be used to find Earth-like planets in other solar systems, a US astronomer says.

http://www.abc.net.au/science/news/space/SpaceRepublish_1680099.htm

01101001
2006-Jul-07, 03:00 PM
See Resolving features of extrasolar planets (http://www.bautforum.com/showthread.php?t=43879)

And then see: Sky Shade could reveal planets (http://www.bautforum.com/showthread.php?t=43840)

ToSeek
2006-Jul-07, 06:03 PM
Thread closed - please continue discussion at the second link provided by 01101001.