The planet of 51 Pegasi does exist
Tags: PLANETS -- Observations
- Long-range consequences of interplanetary collisions. Sagan, Carl; Ostro, Steven J. // Issues in Science & Technology;Summer94, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p67
Discusses the implications of the Earth's possible interplanetary collisions with other heavenly bodies. History of comet collisions; Assessment of risks; Possible counter-threats; Prospects of collisions.
- World traveler alert! Schnick, Jeffrey W. // Odyssey;Oct95, Vol. 4 Issue 7, p34
Provides information on the movement of the planets in October 1995. Details on the Orionid Meteor Shower; Viewing of the planet Mercury; Mars' entry in constellation Scorpius.
- Backyard observations. // Odyssey;Oct95, Vol. 4 Issue 7, p37
Provides information on the movement of the planets in October 1995. Viewing of the M13 globular cluster; Saturn's entry in the constellation Aquarius; Description of the constellation Aquarius.
- Planet watch. // Odyssey;May96, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p37
Presents the location of the planets in May 1996.
- How to find a planet. Marschall, Laurence A. // Odyssey;Nov96, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p8
Focuses on the efforts of astronomers from Earth to discover and observe `extrasolar planets' or planets outside the Solar System. Use of the Hubble Space Telescope; Gravitational force exerted by an orbiting planet on its host star; Observation of the host star's `wobble'; Harsh environments...
- The search for forming planetary systems. Sargent, Anneila I.; Beckwith, Steven V.W. // Physics Today;Apr93, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p22
Features the search for forming planetary systems. Impediments to direct solar observation; Indirect detection by the back-and-forth movement of stars; Observations made by the Infrared Astronomical Satellite (IRAS); Stages in formation; Telescopic images of circumstellar disks; Disk evolution;...
- New planet follows a strange course. Cowen, Robert C. // Christian Science Monitor;10/24/95, Vol. 87 Issue 230, p14
Reports on the discovery of a new planet circling around the 51 Pegasus star. Doubts expressed by the theorists on the position of the planet; Implications of the theory.
- Outer body. // New Scientist;4/10/93, Vol. 138 Issue 1868, p11
Reports on the discovery of a 200-kilometer-diameter body orbiting beyond Pluto, dubbed 1993 FW. Jane Luu of the University of California at Berkeley; Brian Marsden of the Harvard-Smithsonian Astronomical Observatory; Evidence of the presence of icy objects beyond Pluto.
- New planet found. // Current Science;2/16/96, Vol. 81 Issue 12, p9
Reports on the discovery of a planet named 51 Pegasus. Location of the planet; Distance from Earth; Details of the discovery.
- It's a whole new world. Seife, Charles // New Scientist;06/06/98, Vol. 158 Issue 2137, p4
Announces that two teams have seen planets around other stars and questions whether their claims will stand up. The observation made by Susan Terebey of the Extrasolar Research Corporation and Al Schulz of the Space Telescope Science Institute; Mention of a snapshot of a planet rejected by its...