More news and info at: coconutsciencelab.com - Esocast 62 looks at how astronomers have used the HARPS planet hunter in Chile, along with other telescopes around the world, to discover three planets orbiting stars in the cluster Messier 67. One of these new exoplanets is orbiting a star that is almost identical to our Sun in all respects.

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ESO
Visual design and editing: Martin Kornmesser and Luis Calçada
Editing: Herbert Zodet
Web and technical support: Mathias André and Raquel Yumi Shida
Written by: Phillip Keane and Richard Hook
Music: Toomas Erm
Footage and photos: ESO, Luis Calçada, Digitized Sky Survey 2, Martin Kornmesser, ESA/Hubble, Alexandre Santerne and Nick Risinger (skysurvey.org)
Directed by: Herbert Zodet
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen

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