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Planet hidden in Hubble archives

A new way to process images reveals an extrasolar planet that had been hiding in an 11-year-old Hubble picture

12:55pm, April 1, 2009

Editor's note: This story was first published on SN Online February 17. On April 1, the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Md., issued a press release announcing the finding.

Like tiny jewels not yet uncovered, a trove of previously unknown extrasolar planets — perhaps as many as 100 — await discovery

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