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Astronomers Discover 168 New Stars Near The Orion Region; Finding Could Help Pinpoint Time Of Planet Formations

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January 5, 2001
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Yale University
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A team of astronomers from Yale, Venezuela and the Smithsonian Institution have identified 168 young stars, about half the mass of the sun, in a region called the Orion star forming complex, which is 1,400 light years from Earth.

A team of astronomers from Yale, Venezuela and the Smithsonian Institution have identified 168 young stars, about half the mass of the sun, in a region called the Orion star forming complex, which is 1,400 light years from Earth.


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Yale University. (2001, January 5). Astronomers Discover 168 New Stars Near The Orion Region; Finding Could Help Pinpoint Time Of Planet Formations. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 20, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/01/010105080016.htm
Yale University. "Astronomers Discover 168 New Stars Near The Orion Region; Finding Could Help Pinpoint Time Of Planet Formations." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/01/010105080016.htm (accessed April 20, 2014).

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