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If a telescope the power of Hubble was located in a nearby star system such as Alpha Centauri, and it was pointed our way, what could it detect about our solar system? Would it detect Earth? If so, how much could it detect about Earth?
 
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If a telescope the power of Hubble was located in a nearby star system such as Alpha Centauri, and it was pointed our way, what could it detect about our solar system? Would it detect Earth? If so, how much could it detect about Earth?
It would not be able to detect an earth sized planet - assuming it was equiped exactly like the Hubble. It could detect the larger gas giants if they passed between the star and the hubble. Since the Alpha Centauri system is a triple system I do not think we can detect planets by the wobble of the stars.

Edited because my first response was wrong.
 
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