Tuesday, 19 June 2018
ALMA Spots Three Giant Protoplanets around HD 163296

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Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have uncovered evidence that three infant planets are forming in the protoplanetary disk around HD 163296, a young star located approximately 398 light-years away in the constellation Sagittarius. Protoplanetary disks are the gas- and dust-filled planet factories that encircle young stars. The rings and gaps in these [...]

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