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California Institute of Technology

The HR 8799 Planetary System

Caption: This is an image of the HR8799 planets with starlight optically removed and data processing conducted to remove residual starlight. The star is at the center of the blackened circle in the image. The four spots indicated with the letters b through e are the planets. This is a composite image using 30 wavelengths of light and was obtained over a period of 1.25 hours on June 14 and 15, 2012.

Credit: Project 1640

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