Comments for: Hawaii astronomer captures image of forming planet

Posted Oct. 19, 2011, at 9:16 p.m.

HONOLULU — A University of Hawaii astronomer has captured the first direct image of a planet forming around a star. The Institute for Astronomy says Adam Kraus used Keck telescopes on Mauna Kea to find the planet. He was working with Michael Ireland from Macquarie University and the Australian Astronomical …

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