Baby exoplanet spotted growing around distant star (photo)

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Oct 22, 2019
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Interesting reports and observations now coming from SPHERE and ALMA. As the cited report stated in the abstract "Conclusions. The twist and its apparent orbital motion could well be the first direct evidence of a connection between a protoplanet candidate and its manifestation as a spiral imprinted in the gas and dust distributions.", ref - Possible evidence of ongoing planet formation in AB Aurigae

This is a tentative interpretation at the moment it seems. The exoplanet system PDS 70 b and c are better determined and defined as the latest reports show, including images of the exoplanets 70 b and 70 c, along with reports of accretion taking place in PDS 70, multiple giant planet system.
 
Dec 28, 2019
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Be nice if the video actually pointed to where the reverse spiral twist is instead of just zooming in and back out to the sound of dramatic music. I think I see it but it would be good to have that verified.
 

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