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Infographic: Finding Planets With Microlensing
Sig15 004

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Warsaw University University

Artwork • April 14th, 2015 • sig15-004

sig15-004

This infographic explains how NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope can be used in tandem with a telescope on the ground to measure the distances to planets discovered using the "microlensing" technique.

About the Object

Name
OGLE-2014-BLG-0124L
Type
Planet
Distance
13,000 Light Years