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Contact: Sean Bettam
University of Toronto

Object ROXs 42Bb in ROXs 42B Star System

Caption: This is an image of the ROXs 42B system obtained with the Keck telescope. The star is located in the center of the masked region. ROXs 42Bb orbits at about 150 astronomical units (AU). (1 AU=the distance from Earth to the Sun.) The other object ("c") is a likely unrelated background star.

Credit: Courtesy of Thayne Currie

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