I tawt I taw a pwanet!

I did, I did, I did taw a pwanet. It seems that the Very Large Telescope (VLT) image of a planet candidate around a star other than the Sun, has been confirmed as a planet. Phil Plait has a good description of finding planets on the Bad Astronomy blog. According to the extra-solar planet encyclopedia there are now 155 confirmed planets in 136 planetary systems. These are exciting times.

Posted in astro blog by Stuart on Saturday 30th Apr 2005 (15:10 UTC) | Permalink
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