New techniqe aiding planet searches

Tucson (UPI) Oct 18, 2010 ![][1] Astronomers in Chile say they’ve obtained images of a planet in a much closer orbit around its parent star than any other extrasolar planet previously found. The discover was made possible by technology developed at the University of Arizona that blocks out certain parts of a star’s light, allowing planets to be spotted from signals previously drowned out by the star’s glare, ScienceDai



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