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With Hubble, astronomers use UV light for first time to measure a still-forming planet’s growth rate – NASASpaceFlight.com – NASASpaceflight.com

In 2018, the exo-planet PDS 70b was observed using the Very Large Array.  It’s discovery…

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In 2018, the exo-planet PDS 70b was observed using the Very Large Array.  Its discovery instantly placed it at the top of observation requests and telescope time for one quite profound reason: the exoplanet was still forming.
For the first time, a still-accreting planet had been discovered, providing astrophysicists a unique opportunity to study how planets form with real-time observations.  But one pesky problem existed: PDS 70b was far too close to its parent star for the usual exoplanet observational…

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