"Astronomers have unveiled what is likely the first picture of a planet around a normal star similar to the Sun. "
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Oh wow, this is definitely interesting!
Probably the first photograph of an Earth-like planet got released a couple of days ago. The first time that scientists have managed to get a photograph of an exoplanet orbiting a Sun-like star.
“This is the first time we have directly seen a planetary mass object in a likely orbit around a star like our Sun,” said David Lafrenière, lead author of a paper submitted to the Astrophysical Journal Letters and also posted online. “If we confirm that this object is indeed gravitationally tied to the star, it will be a major step forward.”
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