the4thdimension writes: An article on CNN describes that 32 exoplanets have been discovered using a new Chilean telescope. The telescope is capable of detecting movement 2.1mph (comparable to a slow walking pace). These 32 new planets gives the telescope a total of 75 planets its discovered out of the 400 discovered using all methods employed by astronomers. This places the HARPS system as the worlds foremost exoplanet hunter. Link to Original Source
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