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HARPS spots nearby exo‐Earth

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European astronomers have found a planet with about the mass of the Earth orbiting a star in the Alpha Centauri system. The planet, the lightest exoplanet discovered around a star like the Sun, was detected using the HARPS instrument on the 3.6 m telescope at ESO's La Silla Observatory in Chile.

Document Type: Research Article


Publication date: 2012-12-01

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