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Thursday, May 18
Amateur and Professional Collaboration Discovers Exoplanet
It was only a matter for time....
The collaboration between amateurs and professionals hunting exoplanets by the transit technique has finally paid off.
The professionals spotted a likely candidate and the amateurs confirmed the small drop of light caused by the planet (named XO-1b) passing in front of the sun like star.
Read the full story at the Hubble website newsdesk here
Posted by Robin at 6:00 p.m.