Thrilled Astronomers in Chile Are First to Photograph a Moon-forming Disc Around an Exoplanet

Thrilled Astronomers in Chile Are First to Photograph a Moon-forming Disc Around an Exoplanet

Using the ALMA (Atacama Large Millimetre/submillimeter Array), astronomers have unambiguously detected the presence of a disc around a planet outside our Solar System for the first time. The observations will shed new light on how moons and planets form in young stellar systems. “Our work presents a clear detection of a disc in which satellites […]

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