Directly measuring the mass of an imaged planet

 

Directly measuring the mass of an imaged planet

Extremely accurate measurements of the position of β Pictoris from the Hipparcos and Gaia satellites allow the direct measurement of the mass of the imaged planet β Pic b.

Source: astrobites.org/2018/09/21/directly_measureing_the_mass_of_beta_pic_b/

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The world’s most advanced camera aims to image habitable exoplanets

The world’s most advanced camera aims to image habitable exoplanets With its high contrast ratio, DARKNESS could reveal planets hidden in the light of their host stars. Source: www.astronomy.com/news/2018/04/the-worlds-most-advanced-camera-aims-to-image-habitable-exoplanets

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With the launch of TESS, NASA will boost its search for exoplanets | Science News

With the launch of TESS, NASA will boost its search for exoplanets The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite will set the stage for the next chapter of exoplanet exploration. Source: www.sciencenews.org/article/launch-tess-nasa-boost-search-exoplanets

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