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« Topic Start: September 16, 2008, 07:01:09 am »

Astronomers have unveiled what is likely the first picture of a planet around a normal star similar to the Sun.

http://www.sciencedaily.com:80/releases/2008/09/080915162420.htm
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« Reply #1: September 16, 2008, 09:30:07 am »

Astronomers have unveiled what is likely the first picture of a planet around a normal star similar to the Sun.


It seems to have formed a very long distance from the star. It will be interesting to see if two years worth of further study confirms that this is a planet.
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« Reply #2: September 16, 2008, 05:08:31 pm »

It seems to have formed a very long distance from the star.

Yes, it struck me interesting that there would be enough gas available to form such a massive planet 330 AUs out
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