INFOGRAPHIC: A planet-hunter’s guide to the galaxy

How to find, characterize and understand planets from light years away

As observational technologies develop, scientists are finding out that planets around other stars are shockingly common — whether Earthlike or much more bizarre. Learn the ins and outs of one of the fastest growing research fields in space science with this infographic.

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An infographic describing the different ways of finding and categorizing planets outside our solar system.

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