Planet Hunters No Longer Blinded By The Light

Tucson AZ (SPX) Oct 20, 2010 ![][1] Using new optics technology developed at the University of Arizona’s Steward Observatory, an international team of astronomers has obtained images of a planet on a much closer orbit around its parent star than any other extrasolar planet previously found. The discovery, published online in Astrophysical Journal Letters, is a result of an international collaboration among the Steward Observ

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