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Hawaii scientists discover planet near distant star

  • SUBARU TELESCOPE 
                                An infant star and its planet, named 2M0437 and 2M0437b, respectively, were first observed in 2018 by scientists at the Subaru Telescope on Mauna Kea.

    SUBARU TELESCOPE

    An infant star and its planet, named 2M0437 and 2M0437b, respectively, were first observed in 2018 by scientists at the Subaru Telescope on Mauna Kea.

A team of astronomers in Hawaii has discovered an infant planet near a distant star, and the ability to take photos of it could provide insights about how planets are formed. Read more

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