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News Release 443 of 1051

October 4, 2006 01:00 PM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2006-34

Hubble Finds Extrasolar Planets Far Across Galaxy


Image: SWEEPS ACS/WFC Color Composite

SWEEPS ACS/WFC Color Composite

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Color composite of ACS/WFC images (V and I band filters) showing nine identified host stars of SWEEPS extrasolar planet candidates with location of detail image outlined.

Object Name: SWEEPS Field

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA, ESA, and K. Sahu (STScI)


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Montage Image: Hubble Exoplanet Search Field in Sagittarius Image Type: Astronomical/Illustration Hubble Exoplanet Search Field in SagittariusPRC2006-34a Detail of SWEEPS ACS/WFC Color Composite Image Type: Astronomical Detail of SWEEPS ACS/WFC Color Composite

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