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ESA/Hubble heic1312: Hubble spots azure blue planet — True colour of exoplanet measured for the first time. Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have, for the first time, determined the true colour of a planet orbiting another star. If seen up close this planet, known as HD 189733b, would be a deep azure blue, reminiscent of ...

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ESA/Hubble News
11 July 2013

Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have, for the first time, determined the true colour of a planet orbiting another star. If seen up close this planet, known as HD 189733b, would be a deep azure blue, reminiscent of Earth’s colour as seen from space.

The release, images and videos are available on:
http://www.spacetelescope.org/news/heic1312/

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11 July 2013

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