ESOcast 233 Light: Six-Exoplanet System with Rhythmic Movement Challenges Theories of How Planets Form
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Using a combination of telescopes, including the Very Large Telescope of the European Southern Observatory (ESO's VLT), astronomers have revealed a system consisting of six exoplanets, five of which are locked in a rare rhythm around their central star. This video summarises the discoveries and explains why this puzzling system is challenging our theories of how planets form.
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