Beta Pictoris

Two Comet Groups Discovered Around Beta Pictoris

Between the years 2003 and 2011, the High Accuracy Radial velocity Planet Searcher - better known as HARPS - made…

7 years ago

Giant Planet May Be Lurking In ‘Poisonous’ Gas Around Beta Pictoris

A Saturn-mass planet might be lurking in the debris surrounding Beta Pictoris, new measurements of a debris field around the…

8 years ago

Super-sensitive Camera Captures a Direct Image of an Exoplanet

The world's newest and most powerful exoplanet imaging instrument, the recently-installed Gemini Planet Imager (GPI) on the 8-meter Gemini South…

8 years ago

Baby Free-Floating Planet Found Alone, Away From A Star

The planetary world keeps getting stranger. Scientists have found free-floating planets -- drifting alone, away from stars -- before. But…

8 years ago

First Amateur Image of Another Solar System

Amateur astronomer Rolf Wahl Olsen from New Zealand shared an image with Universe Today, and it is perhaps the first…

10 years ago

Exoplanet Confirms Gas Giants Can Form Quickly

[/caption] For the first time, astronomers have been able to directly follow the motion of an exoplanet as it moves…

12 years ago