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October 4, 2006 01:00 PM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2006-34

Hubble Finds Extrasolar Planets Far Across Galaxy


Image: Detail of SWEEPS ACS/WFC Color Composite

Detail of SWEEPS ACS/WFC Color Composite

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Detail of ACS/WFC color composite showing resolved host star SWEEPS-04, host star of an extrasolar planet confirmed by radial velocity observations.

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 SWEEPS ACS/WFC Color Composite Image Type: Astronomical SWEEPS ACS/WFC Color Composite

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