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Discovered the first planet in a four-star system- VIDEO PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 15 October 2012 21:01

In the Library at Cornell University was appeared a joint article of amateur astronomers, members of astronomical Internet project Planet Hunters and astronomers from Yale University, USA, about unusual discovery – in first time was discovered planet in the system, which consists of four stars. Planet Hunters project supported by astronomers from Yale University, which confirm or refute the opening of amateur astronomers. The new planet has been found in the system of KIC 4862625, which consists of two pairs of stars that turn around each other at a distance of about 1000 AU. The new planet was named PH1, its radius in 6.18 times more then the radius of the Earth, one rotation around its own pair of stars PH1 planet does for 20 days. Previously, astronomers have discovered about a dozen planets in binary star systems, more about binary systems can be found in this VIDEO:

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НАЖМИТЕ ЗДЕСЬ ДЛЯ ПРОСМОТРА ВСЕГО СПИСКА НОВОСТЕЙ О НЕОБЫЧНЫХ ЯВЛЕНИЯХ>>>

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