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Find out how astronomers identify planets orbiting stars other than the sun. Learn how the planet affects the star's motion and how, in some cases, the planet casts a shadow that reduces the amount of starlight reaching Earth.
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Keywords: Extra-solar planets, Hubble Space Telescope
Record Creator: Metadata Instance Creation Date November 17, 2003 by Bruce Mason
Record Cloner: Metadata instance created November 17, 2003 by Bruce Mason
Record Updated: Jul 07, 2013 by Ed Lee
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Physics Central, (American Physical Society, College Park), WWW Document, (http://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/planets.cfm).
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Physics Central, Physics in Action: Far Out Planets, (American Physical Society, College Park), <http://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/planets.cfm>.
APA Format
Physics Central. (n.d.). Physics in Action: Far Out Planets. Retrieved December 19, 2014, from American Physical Society: http://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/planets.cfm
Chicago Format
Physics Central. Physics in Action: Far Out Planets. College Park: American Physical Society. http://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/planets.cfm (accessed 19 December 2014).
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Physics Central. Physics in Action: Far Out Planets. College Park: American Physical Society. 19 Dec. 2014 <http://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/planets.cfm>.
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