HD 209458 Planetary Transit

The first extrasolar planet to show transits across the disk of its star has been detected with the T8 0.80 meter Automatic Photoelectric Telescope (APT) at Fairborn Observatory. The APT is operated by Tennessee State University in Nashville. For further information, see the links below.

Artist's impression by Goli Sotoohi (Tennessee State University), November 10, 1999
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