HD 107146 has Pluto-sized Objects swarming around it

December 12, 2014 4:50 PM

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HD 107146 has Pluto-sized Objects swarming around it

A study says that an entire family of Pluto-sized objects might be swarming around the star known as HD 107146, which more or less is an adolescent version of our own sun.

The astronomers made detailed observations of the protoplanetary disk that was surrounding this particular star. They observed an unexpected increase in the concentration of dust grains in the disk's outer reaches. This increase was observed some 13 billion kms from the host star which is remarkably...

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