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Is this an actual image of a planet orbiting the nearest star? Maaaaaaaybe.

16 Apr 2020, 13:00 UTC
Is this an actual image of a planet orbiting the nearest star? Maaaaaaaybe. Gratton et al.

Well cripes, this didn't take long: Just a couple of weeks after astronomers announced that there's evidence of a possible second planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, the closest star to the Sun, another group has announced they may have an actual image of it!

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