Students Discover a Planet

During their research project, undergraduate students Francis Vuijsje, Meta de Hoon, and Remco van der Burg (left to right), discovered an extrasolar planet that is larger than and about five times as massive as Jupiter and orbiting a fast-rotating hot star.

Credit:

ESO/Leiden Observatory

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Type:Photographic
Release date:4 December 2008
Related releases:eso0845
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