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Distant Star May Have Nine Planets

3 years agoOdd : Neatorama

Maybe we should have kept Pluto! A star 127 light-years away shows evidence of having a record (as far as we know) nine planets revolving around it. The star is designated as HD 10180, in the southern constellation Hydrus. The discovery is the culmination of ten years of data crunching. See, we can’t see these [...]
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Astronomer finds evidence for record-breaking nine planet system

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (3 years ago)

The planetary system around the star named HD 10180 may have more planets in its orbits than our own solar system. Located 130 light years away, the star is not within reach of foreseeable human space travel, but in astronomical dis... Read Post

A solar system like ours, packed with planets, 127 light years away [Space Porn]

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (4 years ago)

A distant solar system that centers on the star HD 10180 has at least 5 planets, and most likely two more. It's possibly the most populous solar system we've spotted, other than our own. And it's pretty weird. More » Read Post

Star System With a Record 9 Planets Found

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (3 years ago)

The sun-like star, called HD 10180, located approximately 127 light-years away in the constellation Hydrus, is home to a record nine planets, making it the most populated system of extrasolar planets yet found. In a previous study t... Read Post


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