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Press Release

Release No.: 2006-23For Release: Friday, September 08, 2006
Massive Planet Found by Astronomers Using Novel Network of Tiny Telescopes
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In a transit measurement, astronomers cannot see the image of the planet directly. Instead, they measure the slight dimming of the light of the distant star as the planet passes across the face of it.
Credit: J. Hall, Lowell Observatory
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In a transit measurement, astronomers cannot see the image of the planet directly. Instead, they measure the slight dimming of the light of the distant star as the planet passes across the face of it.
Credit: J. Hall, Lowell Observatory
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