Planetary Family Portrait Reveals Another Exoplanet

Victoria, Canada (SPX) Dec 15, 2010 An international team of astronomers has discovered a fourth giant planet, HR 8799e, outside our solar system. The new planet joins the three planets that were the subjects of the first-ever images of a planetary family orbiting a star other than our Sun. The planets orbit the star HR 8799, which lies about 129 light years from Earth and is faintly visible to the naked eye. All four planet

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