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

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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