First amateur image of another solar system captured by New Zealand man

A NEW Zealand man has been hailed as the first amateur photographer to capture an image of another solar system, after he photographed the star Beta Pictoris using a 10-inch (25cm) telescope at his home in Auckland.

The photo shows the protoplanetary disk surrounding the star. The disk represents a developing solar system, and the material inside the disk could develop into planets and asteroids.

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    First amateur image of another solar system captured by New Zealand man A NEW Zealand man has been hailed as the first...
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    Now this is what i call awezome photography.
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    Anyone want to see a DEVELOPING solar system?
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    A new universe. I wonder what it’s like.
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