View Full Version : Another Direct Image of an Exoplanet?

2008-Nov-21, 06:30 PM
Have the floodgates opened for imaging exoplanets?! A team of French astronomers using ESO's Very Large Telescope have discovered an object located very close to the star Beta Pictoris. This object lies only 8 times the Earth-Sun distance, and it's likely a giant planet that astronomers suspected was there from the peculiar shape of the [...]

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