Scientists Detect Exozodiacal Light around Nine Nearby Stars

Astronomers using ESO’s Very Large Telescope Interferometer (VLTI) have discovered exozodiacal light – starlight reflected from dust created as the result of collisions between asteroids and the evaporation of comets – close to the habitable zones around nine nearby stars. From dark clear sites on our planet, zodiacal light looks like a faint diffuse white [...] —> Read More Here


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