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brianok
2008-Nov-14, 10:19 AM
This July, Christian Marois, a young astrophysicist with Canada's National Research Council, was on a plane over the Pacific poring over telescopic images of the star HR 8799 an unremarkable pinprick in the Pegasus constellation when things suddenly fell into focus.

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You can see these planets!--------------------rest of story

http://www.thestar.com/sciencetech/article/536285

PraedSt
2008-Nov-14, 10:37 AM
Hi brianok. Those three are already being discussed here (http://www.bautforum.com/astronomy/81222-keck-telescope-sees-three-planet-system.html). A fourth planet was found by Hubble and is being discussed here (http://www.bautforum.com/astronomy/58157-interesting-extrasolar-planet-discoveries-12.html#post1364765).

We're way ahead of you! :)