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This article tells of astronomers' efforts to detect extra-solar planets. It describes the methods employed in finding these planets, such as the Hubble Space Telescope and by observing the wobble of the parent star, and the detection of a "first generation" planet. Links to research are provided.

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    Hubble Space Telescope,Informal Education,NSDL,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003060522415T,Technology,Solar System,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Space Science,Astronomy,extra-solar planets,Exoplanets

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