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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

First Image of an Exoplanet?

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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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