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#1 Jason H.

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Posted 11 March 2013 - 08:23 PM

The first spectra from each planet of a 4 planet system have been identified using the venerable classic Hale Telescope!

The article is "Astronomers conduct first remote reconnaissance of another solar system"

http://phys.org/news...-solar.html#jCp

Based on a paper that was accepted in APJ this past Friday, here's the link to the paper

RECONNAISSANCE OF THE HR 8799 EXOSOLAR SYSTEM I: NEAR IR SPECTROSCOPY

http://www.amnh.org/...799Preprint.pdf

That instrument should be very interesting in the future!
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#2 moynihan

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Posted 11 March 2013 - 11:17 PM

Exciting.
Thanks for posting this.

#3 rockethead26

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Posted 12 March 2013 - 08:47 AM

Very interesting process that holds a lot of promise. Thanks for posting!






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