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Two 'hot Jupiters' found in star cluster: NASA

Space Daily
Sunday, 16 September 2012

Two 'hot Jupiters' found in star cluster: NASAWashington (AFP) Sept 14, 2012

US scientists have for the first time found proof that planets can form and survive around sun-like stars within dense star clusters, NASA said Friday. Astronomers have spotted two Jupiter-like orbs in the Beehive Cluster, a collection of around 1,000 stars that appear to be swarming around a common center. "This has been a big puzzle for planet hunters," said Sam Quinn, a graduate stude
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