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Hubble's First Direct Look at Possible Planet Around Another Star

Hubble's First Direct Look at Possible Planet Around Another Star


Depicts: TMR-1, Taurus Molecular Ring, TMR-1c
Copyright: Susan Terebey (Extrasolar Research Corp.), and NASA

This NASA/ESA Hubble Telescope near-infrared image of newborn binary stars (image center) reveals a long thin nebula pointing toward a faint companion object (bottom left) which could be the first extrasolar planet to be imaged directly.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
18-May-2024 18:59 UT

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