Astronomy: SPHERE instrument unveils its first exoplanet

06.07.2017

The 'planet-finder instrument' of the European Southern Observatory (ESO), which has partially developed and built at ETH Zurich, has discovered its first exoplanet. HIP 65426b is some 385 light-years from us  — and it turns out that it is a particularly interesting exoplanet.

 
 
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