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Keck find provides clues on how planets form

  • KECK OBSERVATORY

    The planet K2-33b, at 5 million to 10 million years old, is an infant compared with the 4.5 billion-year-old, middle-age Earth. It is the youngest known fully formed planet orbiting a star.

Astronomers using the Keck Observatory on Mauna Kea have found the youngest fully formed planet around another star. Read more

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