ESOcast 226 Light: First Image of a Multi-Planet System Around a Sun-like Star
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The SPHERE instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope has captured the first ever image of a young, Sun-like star accompanied by two giant exoplanets.
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ESOcast is a video podcast series dedicated to bringing you the latest news and research from ESO, the European Southern Observatory. Here we explore the Universe's ultimate frontier. The ESOcast HD is presented in High Definition.
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