Jupiter-sized planet found orbiting white dwarf

For the first time, an intact, Jupiter-sized, exoplanet has been discovered orbiting close to a white dwarf star.

Credit:

International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/J. Pollard

About the Image

Id:noirlab2023b
Type:Collage
Release date:Sept. 15, 2020, 6:44 a.m.
Related releases:noirlab2023
Size:4077 x 4580 px

About the Object

Category:Exoplanets

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