Release No.: 2011-12
For Release: Friday, April 29, 2011 - 5:30am
Student's Prediction Points the Way to Hot, Dense Super-Earth
This illustration shows the current night sky at 9:00 p.m. Local time. The constellation Cancer the Crab is well placed for viewing.
Created with Voyager 4, copyright Carina Software
This wide-angle photograph of the night sky shows the location of 55 Cancri, a star where astronomers have found a record-breaking five planets, including a hot, dense super-Earth.
Till Credner, AlltheSky.com
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