Astronomers Directly Image Planet Just 35 Light Years Away

by Ryan Whitwam

In the hunt for exoplanets, astronomers are only rarely able to look upon a world directly with even the most powerful telescopes. So, it’s always notable when we can actually see a new exoplanet. Scientists from the University of Hawaii report they have spotted a new exoplanet only 35 light-years away, and we can see this one because it’s enormous…