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November 13, 2008 02:30 PM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2008-39

Hubble Directly Observes Planet Orbiting Fomalhaut

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Video: Hubble Sees Planet Circling Another Star for the First Time

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After years of suspecting the existence of planets in other solar systems in the universe, the Hubble Space Telescope captures visible-light images that, for the first time, provide concrete evidence of these extrasolar planets.

Credit: NASA, ESA, and M. Estacion (STScI)


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