Hubble photos capture the formation of planetary systems

Researchers have used new image processing techniques to reveal two images of planetary systems forming around their home stars. The images are, according to NASA, "two treasures that were hiding in the Hubble archives." They are spectacular. » 4/24/14 11:17pm 4/24/14 11:17pm

Astronomers Take First Ever Pics of Other Planetary Systems

Huge astronomy news! For the first time EVER » 11/13/08 10:30pm 11/13/08 10:30pm, galaxy researchers have taken pictures of planets orbiting a sun-star, much like our own. The first, taken by the much beloved Hubble Telescope, shows a planet orbiting the bright southern star Fomalhaut, located 25 light-years away in the constellation Piscis Australis.…