Daily Archives: November 14, 2008

Hubble Directly Observes A Planet Orbiting Another Star

 NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has taken the first visible-light snapshot of a planet circling another star. Estimated to be no more than three times Jupiter’s mass, the planet, called Fomalhaut b, orbits the bright southern star Fomalhaut, located 25 light-years … Continue reading

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