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Astronomer Joe (''Dr. J'') Liske explains the significance of a new found planetary system in the European Southern Observatory's ''ESOcast.''
ESOcast 20: Richest planetary system discovered
Astronomers using ESO instruments have discovered a remarkable extrasolar planetary system that has some striking similarities to our own Solar System. At least five planets are orbiting the Sun-like star HD 10180, and the regular pattern of their orbits is similar to that observed for our neighbouring planets. One of the new extrasolar worlds could be only 1.4 times the mass of the Earth, making it the least massive exoplanet ever found.
This video podcast explains how these faraway planets were detected and exactly what we know about them.
Russia Today: Amazing" Discovery of a New Planet- http://rt.com/Top_News/2009-12-19/new-planet-discovered.html
The First Five Worlds of Kepler HD- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-lRgBkb2k8&
Earth-like Planets HD (29/4/2010)- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-KhIM2j-mbA
Earth-like Planet Discoveries on the Horizon (8/1/2010)- http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/285279
Earth's Twin Planet Will Be Found By The End Of The Year, leading Astronomer says (26/1/2010)- http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1246127/SETI-Royal-Societ...
UFO Report Live Website- http://www.uforeportlive.ning.com/