Gemini Planet Imager Spots Kuiper Belt-like Dust Ring around HD 115600

Astronomers using the Gemini Planet Imager at the Gemini South telescope in Chile have identified a disc-shaped bright ring of dust around a nearby young star called HD 115600. HD 115600 is located in the constellation Centaurus, approximately 360 light-years away. The star is a member of the massive 10-20 million year-old Scorpius-Centaurus OB association, [...] —> Read More