First photo of an exoplanet

I think that is worthwhile to put here this first photo of an exoplanet. This is the result of a joint effort of three research groups, one of them using Hubble of course. Here is the photo

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but this is more explicative (via Corriere della Sera)

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A fine article about, as always on Physics World, can be found here.

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One Response to First photo of an exoplanet

  1. dorigo says:

    Thanks for posting this, I had missed the double-image, which is remarkable! In fact, I had only seen the first one, which did not look too exciting…

    T.

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