Jul 2, 2018

SPACE - NASA \\ European Southern Observatory (ESO) | July 2, 2018 | ~ It's a Beautiful Baby Exoplanet! Historic Photo Is 1st View of Alien World Being Born ~ |

This photo from the SPHERE instrument on the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope is the first clear image of a planet caught in the act of formation, around the dwarf star PDS 70. The planet is clearly visible as a bright point to the right of center, which is blacked out by the coronagraph mask used to block the blinding light of the star.Credit: A. Mรผller et al./ESO

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