Proto-planetary disc of TW Hydrae

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Proto-planetary disc of TW Hydrae

Post by Led_Zep on 30th January 2013, 5:15 pm

http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Science/Stars_can_be_late_parents

Using the unique capabilities of ESA’s Herschel space observatory, astronomers have accurately ‘weighed’ a star’s disc, finding it still has enough mass to spawn 50 Jupiter-sized planets, several million years after most other stars have already given birth.

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Re: Proto-planetary disc of TW Hydrae

Post by Led_Zep on 15th September 2016, 5:16 am

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-37364889

Takashi Tsukagoshi at Ibaraki University, Japan, and colleagues used the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (Alma) in northern Chile to take a close look at the planet formation site

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