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Exoplanetary Scratchpad

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Yellow dwarf with two large orbit-crossing Jovians locked in 1:2 orbital resonance that would span the inner solar system, which were disccovered by the Swiss team by 2001. The planets have nearly identical mass (1.8 MJ). Shown to have a dust disk by Spitzer.

HD 82943 System Web Pages[]

Dust Disk Imaged by Spitzer (Dec 04)[]

See also HD 117176 System, HD 33636 System, HD 52265 System, HD 82943 System, HD 50554 System, HD 128311 System

http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2004/dec/HQ_04390_hubble_spitzer.html
http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/planet_formation_041209.html
http://www.astronomy.com/asy/default.aspx?c=a&id=2648
http://www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=dn6780
http://skytonight.com/news/3309801.html?page=1&c=y
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/science/20041209-1438-ca-buildingplanets.html

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