Gemini Planet Imager Captures Best View Yet of Exoplanet Moving around its Sun

A series of images taken with the Gemini Planet Imager (GPI) on the Gemini South telescope in Chile shows an extrasolar gas giant called Beta Pictoris b orbiting its parent star, Beta Pictoris. The images, captured between November 2013 and April 2015, show the exoplanet as it moves through 1.5 years of its 22-year orbital [...] —> Read More