noaoann08025 — Announcement
Gemini Releases Historic Discovery Image of Planetary “First Family”
18 November 2008
Astronomers using the Gemini North telescope and W.M. Keck Observatory on Hawaii’s Mauna Kea have obtained the first-ever direct images identifying a multi-planet system around a normal star. The Gemini images allowed the international team to make the initial discovery of two of the planets in the confirmed planetary system.
- For more, including additional images, see the Gemini Press Release.