Astronomers discovered planet with five times the mass of Jupiter

Posted on Saturday, April 30 2005 @ 20:23 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Scientists have found a huge planet with five times the mass of Jupiter in another solar system, 225 light-years away from Earth.
"Our new images show convincingly that this really is a planet, the first planet that has ever been imaged outside of our solar system," he said.
More info and photo at Heraldsun

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