Photos of W. M. Keck Observatory and Space Discoveries



Published:

(page 2 of 13)


In 2008, the a team of astronomers using the Keck Observatory Keck II telescope took the first-ever direct images of another solar system showing three planets orbiting around a dusty young star named HR 8799, which is 129 light-years away from earth. In 2010, they found a fourth planet named 'e'.

Photo: courtesy of the w.m. keck observatory

Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit Module

Subscribe to Honolulu

Edit ModuleEdit ModuleShow Tags

 

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags