Planet Formation in Action?

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Amazing results from my friend Nuria Huélamo and her collaborators ….

From the ESO website:

“Using ESO’s Very Large Telescope an international team of astronomers has been able to study the short-lived disc of material around a young star that is in the early stages of making a planetary system. For the first time a smaller companion could be detected that may be the cause of the large gap found in the disc. Future observations will determine whether this companion is a planet or a brown dwarf.”

I recommend the video, wonderful.

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