Astronomers have for the first time are watching the birth of a planet directly


01/03/2013

Astronomers have obtained the first images of shrouded in a cloud of dust and gas space object, which probably is a planet that is in the making. About the size of Jupiter protoplanet is located in the disk that surrounds a young star HD 100546, located at 335 light-years from Earth.

If this discovery is confirmed, it will allow scientists to better understand the process of planet formation, and also check all the existing theories on the purpose, available for observation, according to the study.

Externally protoplanet like a blur in the accretion disk is well studied by astronomers the star HD 100546. Researchers have discovered other planets that revolve around this star.

Using the technique in 2003 called


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