First Picture of Likely Planet around Sun-like Star
Credit: Gemini Observatory
Gemini adaptive optics image of 1RSX J160929.1-210524 and its likely ~8 Jupiter-mass companion. This image is a composite of J-, H- and K-band near-infrared images. All images obtained with the Gemini Altair adaptive optics system and the Near-Infrared Imager (NIRI) on the Gemini North telescope.
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