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Radio telescopes find extrasolar planet around main-sequence star – Malaysia Sun

An international team of astronomers including Gisela Ortiz-Leon from the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy (MPIfR) in Bonn discovered a Saturn-like plan

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Washington D.C.[USA], Aug 4 (ANI): An international team of astronomers including Gisela Ortiz-Leon from the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy (MPIfR) in Bonn discovered a Saturn-like planet orbiting a small, cool star by detecting the “wobble” in the star’s motion caused by the gravitational pull of the planet.
This is the first time that this technique is successfully employed with observations obtained at radio wavelengths. For their observations, the researchers used a network of rad…

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