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A distant star that contains possibly the first exoplanet visually detected that is still in the process of clearing out the gas in its orbit. Its presence was first suggested by a narrow gap in a debris disk and then a small object was found in the gap. Future observations will determine if it is a planet or brown dwarf.

T Chamaeleontis System Web PagesEdit

T Chamaeleontis System In the NewsEdit

Possible Planet in Formation Detected (2011)Edit

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