SEEDS (Strategic Exploration of Exoplanets and Disks with Subaru Telescope/HiCIAO)

Astronomers Directly Image Distant Exoplanet

by Nancy Atkinson November 19, 2012

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter False color, near infrared image of the Kappa Andromedae system, by the Subaru Telescope. Almost all of the light of the host star has been removed by the dark, software-generated disk in the center. Credit: NAOJ/Subaru/J. Carson (College of Charleston)/T. Currie […]

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Suburu Telescope Captures Hidden Planets In Stellar Dust Ring

by Tammy Plotner January 5, 2012

No. It’s not a new atomic image – it’s a very unusual look at a star which could help further our understanding of stellar disk structure and planetary formation. As part of the SEEDS (Strategic Exploration of Exoplanets and Disks with Subaru Telescope/HiCIAO) project, this image of star HR 4796 was taken with Subaru’s planet-finder […]

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