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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Images of nearby planetary systems

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Images of nearby planetary systems Five known planetary systems imaged with current adaptive optics systems. Fomalhaut (shown on the top-right) is the only system detected with the Hubble Space Telescope. HR8799 discovery was announced in a Science article in 2008 by a team led by C. Marois including members of the Gemini Planet Imager (GPI) team.

Christian Marois


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