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First Image of an Exoplanet?

First Image of an Exoplanet?

NaCo, VLT, ESO

First Image of an Exoplanet?
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.

Original image data dated on or about July 1, 2004

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