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Best Image Ever: New Image Reveals Birth of Planet in Amazing Detail

Astronomers have captured what is claimed as “the best image ever” of planet formation around an infant star by using an international astronomy facility as part of the testing and verification process for the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array’s (ALMA) new high-resolution capabilities on Friday. This new image reveals in astonishing detail the planet-forming disk surrounding HL Tau, a Sun-like star ...

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