nov 202012
'Super-Jupiter' Around Massive Star Directly Imaged

  Astronomers using infrared data from the Subaru Telescope in Hawaii have discovered a “super-Jupiter” around the bright star Kappa Andromedae, which now holds the record for the most massive star known to host a directly imaged planet or lightweight brown dwarf companion. The “super-Jupiter” Kappa Andromedae b, shown here in an artist’s rendering, circles [continue reading]