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Hubble Directly Observes a Planet Orbiting Another Star
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Hubble Directly Observes a Planet Orbiting Another Star

November 17, 2008
Artist's concept of the star Fomalhaut and the Jupiter-type planet that the Hubble Space Telescope observed. A ring of debris appears to surround Fomalhaut as well. The planet, called Fomalhaut b, orbits the 200-million-year-old star every 872 years.


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