May 15, 2004

First Planet of a Distant Star?

Hubble snaps new world:
Is this the first photo of
a planet beyond our solar system?

An infrared snapshot taken by the Hubble Space Telescope might be our first glimpse of a truly alien world. Although we know of more than 120 planets outside our solar system, none has been photographed directly.

Posted by Vanderleun at May 15, 2004 2:38 PM
Bookmark and Share