Location of TMR-1C on the Sky

Originally suspected to be the first directly detected planet outside our solar system follow up observations have shown that the object is most likley a backgrpund star whose light is has been dimmed and reddened by interestellar dust. However, even newer observations now brought the phantom planet back from oblivion.

This image shows the position of TMR-1C on the Sky, next to the constellation Taurus and the Pleiades.

Credit:

NASA & ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9819j
Type:Chart
Release date:28 May 1998, 19:00
Size:500 x 380 px

About the Object

Name:Hyades, Pleiades, Taurus, TMR-1C
Type:• Milky Way : Planet
• Milky Way : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
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