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Fraser
2008-Nov-13, 07:40 PM
Here's what we've all been waiting for: for the first time, astronomers have taken pictures of a multi-planet solar system, much like ours, orbiting another star. This coincides with announcement of the first visible light image of an extrasolar planet. This new solar system orbits a dusty young star named HR8799, [...]

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antoniseb
2008-Nov-13, 08:11 PM
This is an amazing image. I wonder if this (and results from future, bigger ground-based telescopes) will mean we won't need the Terrestrial Planet Finder mission.