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Contact: Professor Svetlana Berdyugina
ETH Zurich/Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

Extrasolar Planet

Caption: An artistic view of the HD189733 star-planet system near a half-moon phase when polarization of the light reflected by the planet reaches the maximum.

Credit: ETH Zurich, S.V. Berdyugina

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