Bruce Murray Space Image Library
First Image of an Exoplanet?
Filed under pretty pictures, extrasolar planets, optical telescopes
In July 2004 a group of astronomers led by Gael Chauvin took this image of a planetary-mass object in orbit around brown dwarf 2M1207.
NaCo, VLT, ESO
Original image data dated on or about July 1, 2004
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