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Gemini Planet Imager finds disk of dust from asteroids or comets left behind by planet formation

6 Jan 2015, 14:22 UTC
Gemini Planet Imager finds disk of dust from asteroids or comets left behind by planet formation
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Source: Gemini Planet Imager First light image of thedisk around the young star HR4796A. Image credit: Marshall Perrin (Space Telescope Science Institute) / the GPI Team.On the left: all radiation; on the right: polarized radiation. This year marks the 20th anniversary of 51 Peg b, the first exoplanet detected around a Sun-like star. And although the […]

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