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Multiplanet system around sunlike star photographed for 1st time ever –

The two newly imaged planets are huge — 14 and 6 times more massive than Jupiter.



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For the first time ever, astronomers have directly imaged multiple planets orbiting a sunlike star.
The European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope
(VLT) in Chile photographed two giant planets circling TYC 8998-760-1, a very young analogue of our own sun that lies about 300 light-years from Earth, a new study reports.
“This discovery is a snapshot of an environment that is very similar to our solar system
, but at a much earlier stage of its evolution,” study lead author Alexander…

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