View Full Version : First Picture of Likely Planet Around a Sun-Like Star

2008-Sep-15, 11:30 AM
Astronomers have unveiled what is likely the first picture of a planet around a normal star similar to the Sun. Using the Gemini North telescope on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, astronomers from the University of Toronto imaged the young star 1RXS J160929.1-210524, which lies about 500 light-years from Earth and a candidate companion [...]

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