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Hubble Watches Young Planet Grow With New Imaging Technique

by Ryan Whitwam

Astronomers have discovered more than 4,000 exoplanets using instruments like Kepler and the aging Hubble Space Telescope, but only a tiny handful have been imaged directly. One of those planets is PDS 70b, which is a very young gas giant planet orbiting a star some 370 light-years away. Hubble recently took a peek at this world using a new…

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