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Exoplanetary Scratchpad

[SysBP Img]

Young star with protoplanetary disk. It was once thought that the youngest known planet could be forming in the hallowed out center, but it turns out that this was due to the center star being a binary star.

CoKu Tau 4 System Web Pages[]

CoKu Tau 4 System Artwork[]

CoKu Tau 4 System In the News[]

Evidense for Protoplanet (Jun 2004)[]

http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2004/may/HQ_n04075_sci_discover.html
http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2004/may/HQ_04167_spitzer_ssu.html
http://www.sciencenews.org/articles/20040605/fob1.asp
http://www.csmonitor.com/2004/0603/p25s01-stss.html
http://skytonight.com/news/3309126.html?page=1&c=y
http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?chanID=sa003&articleID=000DB7FC-5E09-10B6-9E0983414B7F0000
http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/space/2596338.html
http://www.floridatoday.com/news/space/stories/2004a/spacestoryN0528SPITZER.htm
http://www.spacedaily.com/2004/040527203825.ytszbnfc.html
http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/youngest_planet_040527.html
http://www.cnn.com/2004/TECH/space/05/27/baby.solar.systems/index.html http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/3755617.stm

Disk Due to Binary Central Star (Mar 2008)[]

http://arxiv.org/abs/0803.2044

CoKu Tau 4 System Fun Links[]

System Factoids[]

  • Sample Factoid
  • Sample Factoid

CoKu Tau 4 Star Factoids[]

  • Sample Factoid
  • Sample Factoid

Planet b Factoids[]

  • Sample Factoid
  • Sample Factoid

Map of CoKu Tau 4 System[]

0.00 AU - CoKu Tau 4
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x.xx AU - <habitability zone/stability zone/disk feature positions>

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