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First Direct Spectrum of an Exoplanet Orbiting a Sun-like Star - Universe Today
[/caption] Astronomers have obtained the first direct spectrum – a “chemical fingerprint” – of a planet orbiting a distant, Sun-like star, providing direct data about the composition of the planet’s atmosphere. An international team of researchers studied the planetary system around HR 8799 a bright, young star with 1.5 times the mass of our Sun, … Continue reading "First Direct Spectrum of an Exoplanet Orbiting a Sun-like Star"