Zodiacal Light Obstacle in Search of Exo-Planets

November 4, 2014 11:05 AM

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Zodiacal Light Obstacle in Search of Exo-Planets

Astronomers have shared their woes about likely hindrances in identifying earth-like planets in other solar systems because of exozodiacal light that could hide them.

Earth-like planets, also called as exo-planets, have attracted attention of astronomers as they can give rise to life. However, the problem astronomers could come across while detecting them is a glow, called exozodiacal light. This glow is created as a result of an act, wherein dust from the collis...

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