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22 July 2020

The European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (ESO’s VLT) has taken the first ever image of a young, Sun-like star accompanied by two giant exoplanets. Images of systems with multiple exoplanets are extremely rare, and — until now — astronomers had never directly observed more than one planet orbiting a star similar to the Sun. The observations can help astronomers understand how planets formed and evolved around our own Sun.

The release, images and videos are available on:
https://www.eso.org/public/news/eso2011/

Space Scoop - the children's version of this release is available at: https://www.eso.org/public/news/eso2011/kids/

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22 July 2020




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