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T Chamaeleon Gets Caught in the Act - Forming Planets, That Is - Universe Today
[/caption] An international team of astronomers peering at a young star in the constellation Chamaeleon have detected a smaller companion — a dust-shrouded brown dwarf, or perhaps a planet — that appears to be carving out a large gap in the stellar disk. The discovery is a first: Although planets have been spotted before in more … Continue reading "T Chamaeleon Gets Caught in the Act — Forming Planets, That Is"